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Clashes rage at Egyptian college

By Salma Abdelaziz, CNN
updated 1:06 PM EST, Thu January 16, 2014
Clashes near Cairo University in Giza, Egypt, on January 16, 2014.
Clashes near Cairo University in Giza, Egypt, on January 16, 2014.

(CNN) -- Clashes erupted on the campus of Egypt's Cairo University on Thursday, resulting in the shooting death of one student and injuries to four others, the country's Interior Ministry said

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The ministry said police entered the campus to "restore security" and to "protect lives and property." The state-run MENA news agency said after two hours of fighting, "a state of cautious calm prevailed."

This violence flared a day after the country voted on a new constitution after years of deadly violence. The country has been in political turmoil since the military ousted former Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Morsy from the presidency last year.

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