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Egyptian mob strips 3 girls of clothes in Cairo's Tahrir Square

A mob of about 300 Egyptian youths ripped the clothes off three young women in Cairo's Tahrir Square today, forcing them to take refuge in a government building, the state-run Ahram Gate has reported.

CAIRO // A mob of about 300 Egyptian youths ripped the clothes off three young women in Cairo's Tahrir Square today, forcing them to take refuge in a government building, the state-run Ahram Gate reported.

The youths attempted to force their way into the building, known locally as the Mugamma, after assaulting the women near a downtown Cairo mosque, the website reported.