Egypt: official indicates curfew to end Thursday

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Posted: Monday, November 11, 2013 12:00 am

CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's interior minister indicated that a curfew and state of emergency in place for the past three months will expire Thursday as scheduled, saying security reinforcements will be deployed as a preventive measure in the face of protests by the supporters of the ousted president.

The curfew and emergency laws have been a key tool in authorities' crackdown on the mainly Islamist supporters of Mohammed Morsi, who was toppled by the military on July 3.

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