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After protests, its clean-up time in Cairo

Last updated on: February 14, 2011 23:02 IST

After protests, its clean-up time in Cairo

A group of young Egyptians recently took to the streets of Cairo on a clean up mission after its historical Tahrir Sqaure witnessed 18 days of continuous protests demanding ouster of President Hosni Mubarak.

The young people gathered early on Saturday morning and cleared the square of rocks and other debris from the protests that ended on Friday after Mubarak finally decided to step down.

They used water hoses to wash the ground and picked up garbage from the central Cairo square.

Many have also set up Egyptian flags in celebrating Mubarak's departure around the area.

Hundreds had been spending their nights in Tahrir Square throughout the days of protest.

Million flocked to the square over the past 18 days and Friday night saw massive celebrations, singing and dancing until the early hours of the next day.

Video: UNI

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