by Chris Bodenner
AJE's Dan Nolan:
So many bloodied faces pouring out of this battle. Just saw v young maybe 8yr? old boy unconscious being carried on man's back
Soldiers left 4 tanks outside museum. Now anti gov protestors sitting on top. Main battle bout 100m further toward gala st. UTTER CHAOS!
8 guys on horses + 1 on a camel just charged the wall of anti govt supporters. Insane scenes that i've not ever witnessed before!
NYT's Nick Kristof:
In my part of Tahrir, pro-Mubarak mobs arrived in buses, armed with machetes, straight-razors and clubs, very menacing.
Mubarak seems to be trying to stage a crackdown not with police or army, but with thugs. They are armed and brutal.
I saw some people who were motionless and seemed badly injured. Hard to know casualties, but they're adding up.
The army has unblocked one of the entrances to #tahrir and pro-regime protesters entered. Some with knives.
I have seen people die in front of me. I almost died myself. People here r becoming more defiant than ever. They won't leave.
Pro mubarak supporters jumping onto tanks. I am watching one have a very long talk with a soldier
:'( omg I have someones child, I have a child. 2 yrs max, green eyes, says his name mahmoud. Tweet it for me
May god take your souls if this childs parents are dead, may mubarak die. Mubaral your a murderer. Allah yel3ankoun, allah la ywafi2koun
I'm at the doctor point, way more injuries than I thought! Battery running out!