Egyptian army surrounds presidential palace

The Egyptian army deployed tanks and ordered both supporters and opponents of Mohammed Morsi to leave the area outside the presidential palace.

An Egyptian Army officer detains a man who was attacked by protesters gathering near the presidential palace in Cairo, while the army deploys to secure the site of overnight clashes between supporters and opponents of President Mohammed Morsi on Dec. 6, 2012. The Egyptian army has deployed tanks outside the presidential palace in Cairo following clashes between supporters and opponents of Morsi that left several people dead and hundreds wounded. (Associated Press)

An Egyptian Army officer detains a man who was attacked by protesters gathering near the presidential palace in Cairo, while the army deploys to secure the site of overnight clashes between supporters and opponents of President Mohammed Morsi on Dec. 6, 2012. The Egyptian army has deployed tanks outside the presidential palace in Cairo following clashes between supporters and opponents of Morsi that left several people dead and hundreds wounded. (Associated Press)

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