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Nearly 5000 protesters have been injured in clashes during the demonstrations that kicked off on 25 January, Egypt's new Health Minister Ahmed Farid said on Friday.
The majority of injuries were caused by blows from stones and other objects, while the number of people injured by gunfire was comparatively low, Farid said in statements quoted by official media outlets.
Farid said the clashes between Mubarak’s opponents and supporters between Wednesday night and Thursday morning yielded eight deaths and 915 injuries. according to the latest count on Thursday night.