Non-Political Bread Riots Are Breaking Out In Egypt, Killing Three

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Even as millions of Egyptians turn out to protest the government of Hosni Mubarak, separate bread riots have broken out in the past few days. Three people, including a shopowner, have died in bread riots, reports Al-Masry Al-Youm.Huge lines form outside Cairo bread shops every day when baked goods are delivered. But bread prices are up 300% and deliveries have become irregular.

Thus we’re officially seeing the return of the food riots that devastated Egypt and elsewhere in 2008.

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