Security forces use teargas to disperse quarrel in Minya

Security used teargas to break up a quarrel between retailers in the village of Deir Sayeda al-Azraa in Minya Governorate Wednesday. Bladed weapons and firearms were used in the altercation.

Security presence was intensified in the village, as hundreds of thousands congregate to commemorate the advent of the Holy Family, known as the Saint Mary festival.

Dawood Nashed, deputy of Samalout Archbishopric, said the clashes were between retailers took place north of the historical church in the village. 

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm

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