BBC Arabic reporter Claire Reed snaps a picture of armored military vehicles crossing the Oct. 6th bridge heading to Tahrir Square, where hundreds of thousands of anti-Morsi protesters are gathered.
Armoured vehicles that were just crossing 6th October bridge were heading in the direction of Tahrir Square pic.twitter.com/Gh79qyW7MB
— Claire Read (@clear_red) July 3, 2013
The BBC’s Jeremy Bowen reports that armored vehicles pulled into Cairo University, between opposing pro- and anti-Morsi rallies, leaving a light force of soldiers behind.
— Jeremy Bowen (@BowenBBC) July 3, 2013
New York Times’s Kareem Fahim says soldiers in Nasr City told Islamists that they are there for security, but some fear violence may explode at any minute.
Whatever the military decides, the situation is such that one side will explode in anger. Violence is imminent. #Egypt
— Sharif Kouddous (@sharifkouddous) July 3, 2013