Transcript for Egypt Violence Intensifies; Americans Arrested
Overseas -- -- Egypt where the Arab autumn erupted today tens of thousands of protesters flooded Cairo's tahrir square to demand an end to military rule. At least 29 have now been killed in a twist three American students who join the protesters are under arrest. ABC's llama songs of the center of at all. They were running out of space in the square today yeah -- we did. Off to a fourth straight day the violence here in his hands off. Aren't flying. Up to build the attic hadn't -- -- added. And gas won't protect themselves. -- Franklin mountains where a coffin was carried. -- often this Monday three American college students studying at the American University. Gregory Porter -- gates and Derek Sweeney they were arrested accused of throwing Molotov cocktails. We reached Sweeney's mother on the -- Before his arrest you gates was tweeting its only scary is I feel so reckless he writes like bullets I was here. And wish the protests in New York looked like the ones and -- The -- today looks like he did. During the uprising that overthrew the -- Mubarak. But just looked in this country's powerful generals -- Even harder 22 year old Melissa -- -- he says he knows that risk is seeking to benefit payment of the kind -- accident takes it. If something happens to you Victoria Paris I mean that and that didn't madness as the nation's ministry leaders spoke tonight the protestors shouted. Is -- hot. They were the same words they use -- former President Hosni Mubarak gave his speech saying he would stay in power and David Acer and resigns. The question tonight will -- productive behind me it will be the same again. Towards.
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