Egypt's 'Ultras' Pitch In At Tahrir Protest

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An Egyptian man sets up a tent in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011. (AP) | AP

Not much is known about their organisation, but their presence is an accepted fact of Egyptian society. Most of them lack formal military training, or any training at all.

These are the Ultras, a group whose battle, usually reserved for the football stadium, has moved to the front line in the fight between anti-military protesters and government security forces in Egypt.

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