Al-Matareya Metro Station was closed temporarily on Friday due to clashes between the pro-Muslim Brotherhood protesters and the security forces at al-Naam Square in Ain Shams neighborhood.
Clashes occurred as protesters released fireworks and threw bottles at an apartment building after a resident threatened protesters at al-Naam Square to throw a gas cylinder to disperse them.
The demonstrators set fire to tires to block entrances and exits of the square and prevent the police from reaching them.
A number of protesters used fireworks and shot bullets in the air to intimidate police forces. The protesters reportedly had also caught a security personnel in plain attire and beat him.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm