Clashes at UK embassy in Egypt

By Sandy Rashty, February 1, 2013

Protesters have reportedly attacked the British embassy in Cairo with petrol bombs.

According to the local media, the attack came after clashes with Egyptian security forces outside the presidential palace this afternoon.

Opponents of President Mohamed Morsi are calling for further demonstrations in Tahrir Square, in central Cairo.

Last updated: 4:57pm, February 1 2013