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Clashes turn violent outside Muslim Brotherhood offices, dozens injured

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An anti-Morsi protester stands with the national flag after protesters burned Muslim Brotherhood buses during clashes near the Muslim Brotherhood's national headquarters in Cairo's Moqattam district on March 22, 2013.

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Muslim Brotherhood supporters conduct Friday noon prayers in front of the main headquarters of the Brotherhood in Cairo on March 22, 2013.

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Egyptians shout anti-Muslim Brotherhood slogans during a march from downtown to the main Brotherhood headquarters in the hilltop neighborhood of Muqattam, Cairo, Egypt, on March 22, 2013. Thousands of protesters from different areas of Cairo are marching on Friday to express their rejection of the Muslim Brotherhood and President Mohammed Morsi's rule.

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Egyptians shout anti-Muslim Brotherhood slogans during a demonstration, in Talaat Harb Square in downtown Cairo, Egypt, on March 22, 2013.

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CAIRO (Reuters) - Hundreds of Egyptian protesters and Muslim Brotherhood supporters clashed near the group's headquarters in Cairo on Friday, and at least 30 people were wounded, medics said.

Columns of riot police stood guard as chanting protesters holding flags and banners packed streets around the Brotherhood headquarters, footage on Al Jazeera and state TV showed.

Earlier in the day, Brotherhood supporters had arrived in the vicinity on buses and were showered with stones from the protesters, and Brotherhood supporters threw stones back, witnesses said. About 30 people were wounded in the fighting, Mohamed Sultan, the head of the ambulance service, said.

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Supporters of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood clash with anti-government protesters near the movements' headquarters in Cairo on March 22, 2013.

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Anti-Morsi protesters carry a Muslim Brotherhood member after hitting him during clashes near the Muslim Brotherhood's national headquarters in Cairo on March 22, 2013.

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Egyptian policemen write a report at a destroyed branch headquarters of the Muslim Brotherhood after protesters broke in to the building in Cairo, Egypt, on March 22, 2013.

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An Egyptian anti-Muslim Brotherhood protester throws a stone towards Muslim Brotherhood supporters during clashes near the party's national headquarters in Cairo on March 22.

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An injured Egyptian anti-Muslim brotherhood protester is taken away by his comrades, during clashes near the Muslim Brotherhood's national headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, on March 22.