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Morsi supporters & protesters clash in Egypt ahead of vote

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A masked protester watches a vehicle burn during clashes between opponents of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi and his Islamist supporters in Alexandria, Egypt, on Dec. 21.

By NBC News staff and wire services

 Supporters of President Mohammed Morsi and his opponents hurled rocks at each other in Egypt's second city on the eve of a final vote on a new constitution shaped by Islamists.

Police fired tear gas as scores of opponents of the constitution and thousands of Islamists hurled rocks across a security cordon separating them near a mosque in Alexandria that was the focus for violence last week. Full Story

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Opponents of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi clash with Islamist supporters of the president, unseen, as a cordon of riot police separates the groups in Alexandria on Dec. 32.

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Protesters supporting Morsi gesture as anti-Morsi protesters throw rocks at them during clashes in Alexandria on Dec. 21.

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A woman reacts as she stands before riot police separating opponents of Morsi clashing with Islamist supporters of the president in Alexandria on Dec. 21.

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