"We went down trying to get out, and everyone was pushing. Under me was more than three people, and I am being pushed. Everyone is pushing, trying to breathe," he said.
Egyptians blame military for deadly soccer riot →
Only a day earlier, Interior Minister Mahmoud Ibrahim had said it would be lifted on Thursday and announced that security reinforcements would deploy in the streets at that time — a sign of the worries over intensified protests.
Egypt announces end of state of emergency →