January 28, 2011 / 2:02 PM / 9 years ago

FACTBOX-Security developments in Egypt, Jan 28

Jan 28 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Egypt as of 1330 GMT on Friday, from Reuters witnesses or witnesses who spoke to Reuters, unless otherwise stated.

* denotes new or updated item.

* CAIRO - Police fire rubber bullets at thousands of protesters at the prominent al-Azhar mosque in city centre. Crowd throw stones at police lines.

* CAIRO - Mohamed ElBaradei, the Nobel Peace Prize winner who has campaigned for reform, joins some 2,000 to take part in Friday prayers in Giza area on the outskirts of city. Al Jazeera says he is prevented from leaving the area. Protesters there throw shoes and stamp on posters of President Hosni Mubarak.

— Later, at least 1,000 protesters march through Giza, shaking hands with police who let them through peacefully.

* CAIRO - Police use batons to attack people demonstrating peacefully in downtown Cairo. Hundreds of plain clothes security were picking off protesters they judged to be the leaders of the protests, dragging them off and detaining them.

* CAIRO - At Fatah Mosque in central Ramses Square, several thousands of people were penned in and teargassed. A car was torched in the square.

* CAIRO - Cordon of riot police block each entry to central Tahrir square where there were clashes on the first day of the protest on Tuesday. A group of about 1,000 people tried to test each cordon without breaking through.

* CAIRO - Hundreds march peacefully shaking hands with policemen after earlier heavy clashes in Cairo’s Mohandiseen.

* ALEXANDRIA - Police fire rubber bullets and teargas at protesters. Protesters overrun police lines and seize police trucks, which they torched. Several police are grabbed and surrounded by protesters

* SUEZ - Thousands protest after prayers, gathering outside a police station where they said demonstrators had been detained. The building was set ablaze. Protesters captured more than eight security trucks and were trying to flip one over. Police initially respond with teargas.

* KAFR EL-SHEIKH - Thousands protest in Nile Delta town.

* ASWAN - Thousands protested in the southern town that is a major tourist attraction. Police respond with teargas.

* MANSOURA - Around 3,000 protest in different parts of the Nile Delta city, an opposition movement says. Police fire teargas to the disperse the crowd, who keep regrouping.

* DAMIETTA - Protesters storm the building of the ruling National Democratic Party and then set it alight. They also ransack the local council building.

* KOM OMBO - Protesters set fire to ruling National Democratic Party headquarters in the southern city.

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