Watch as Protesters Toss an Armored Vehicle Off a Bridge

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Aug. 14 2013 10:50 AM

Chaos in Cairo: Watch as Protesters Toss an Armored Vehicle Off a Bridge

Looking for an idea of just how chaotic things are right now in Egypt, where ongoing clashes between government forces and pro-Morsi supporters have claimed at least several dozen lives, and possibly many, many more? Take a look at this Washington Post-flagged footage from this morning, which not only gives you a street-view peek into the scene on the ground but also captures one of the more dramatic events to emerge from today: an armored police vehicle being pushed off an overpass.

Here's another view that appears to capture the vehicle mid-plunge:

Josh Voorhees is a Slate senior writer. He lives in Iowa City. 

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