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Egyptians pelt Clinton motorcade with tomatoes

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Credit: ET

Neither Clinton nor her vehicle was hit by the tomatoes and shoes thrown by the protesters. PHOTO: AFP

ALEXANDRIA: Protesters threw tomatoes and shoes at U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s motorcade on Sunday during her first visit to Egypt since the election of Islamist President Mohamed Mursi.

A tomato struck an Egyptian official in the face, and shoes and a water bottle landed near the armoured cars carrying Clinton’s delegation in the port city of Alexandria after she gave a speech on democratic rights.

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Posted by on July 16, 2012. Filed under Africa,Egypt. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.