Egypt reduces curfew hours

February 12th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS  

Cairo, Feb 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt’s interim authorities shortened the curfew hours Saturday, setting the new time from midnight to 6 a.m., state TV reported.Friday night, tens of thousands of people defied the curfew - previously set from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. - to celebrate the end of President Hosni Mubarak’s 30-year rule.

Mubarak stepped down and handed over power to the country’s military Friday, after 18 days of mass anti-government demonstrations.

–IANS/RIA Novosti
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