Egyptian police arrest senior Brotherhood politicians

Reuters News
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Posted: Aug 14, 2013 1:44 PM

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian police detained senior Muslim Brotherhood officials Mohamed El-Beltagi and Essam El-Erian on Wednesday, a security official said, after the police forcibly broke up Brotherhood protest camps in Cairo.

The official said Islamist preacher Safwat Hegazi had also been detained.

(Writing by Tom Perry; Editing by Kevin Liffey)