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In Pictures: Egypt Erupts Into Bloody Protest

Sometimes there are few words we can add to tell a story. Today, Egyptian protesters once again clashed with the country's ruling military and throughout the day the conflict grew larger and bloodier.

We've collected a few pictures that tell the story of Cairo today:

An Egyptian protester shows his palm stained with blood from a wounded demonstrator during clashes with security forces in Cairo on Friday. i i

hide captionAn Egyptian protester shows his palm stained with blood from a wounded demonstrator during clashes with security forces in Cairo on Friday.

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An Egyptian protester shows his palm stained with blood from a wounded demonstrator during clashes with security forces in Cairo on Friday.

An Egyptian protester shows his palm stained with blood from a wounded demonstrator during clashes with security forces in Cairo on Friday.

Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images
Egyptian army soldiers arrest a woman protester during clashes with military police near Cairo's Tahrir Square.

hide captionEgyptian army soldiers arrest a woman protester during clashes with military police near Cairo's Tahrir Square.

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An Egyptian protester rests after being wounded during clashes with soldiers and their supporters in Cairo on Friday. i i

hide captionAn Egyptian protester rests after being wounded during clashes with soldiers and their supporters in Cairo on Friday.

Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images
An Egyptian protester rests after being wounded during clashes with soldiers and their supporters in Cairo on Friday.

An Egyptian protester rests after being wounded during clashes with soldiers and their supporters in Cairo on Friday.

Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images
An Egyptian protester waves his national flag while making the victory sign outside the parliament building during clashes with soldiers near Cairo's Tahrir Square on Friday.

hide captionAn Egyptian protester waves his national flag while making the victory sign outside the parliament building during clashes with soldiers near Cairo's Tahrir Square on Friday.

Mohammed Abed /AFP/Getty Images
A youthful protester holds a fan cover to protect himself from rocks during clashes with military police near Tahrir Square in Cairo on Friday. i i

hide captionA youthful protester holds a fan cover to protect himself from rocks during clashes with military police near Tahrir Square in Cairo on Friday.

Mohammed Abu Zaid/AP
A youthful protester holds a fan cover to protect himself from rocks during clashes with military police near Tahrir Square in Cairo on Friday.

A youthful protester holds a fan cover to protect himself from rocks during clashes with military police near Tahrir Square in Cairo on Friday.

Mohammed Abu Zaid/AP

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