Four killed, three injured in clashes in Bula abul Ela

Four people were killed and three injured when clashes broke out between residents of the Bulaq Abul Ela area in downtown Cairo on Tuesday.

The injured were transferred to hospital for treatment, while the dead were taken to the morturary.

Police made several arrests, and preliminary investitations suggest that the incident began as an argument between two people over the guarding of a kiosk that belongs to the district.

Relatives of the two persons intervened in the argument, resulting in an escalation to full-blown violence.

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm

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