The clashes began when the security forces tried to disperse hundreds of people who were protesting in front of the Interior Ministry building in the Tahrir Square, the website said.
Dozens of protestors were wounded by the tear gas fired by the police, it said.
Ambulances were seen rushing to the scene for the injured, local TV channel Al Hayat said. (*)
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