The Egyptian protests took a surprisingly ugly turn in Cairo today. Mobs tied to the Mubarak regime emerged to beat back protesters and journalists. Here are some somewhat graphic images of the clashes, so turn away if you're easily disturbed.

Egypt Turns Violent

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Egypt Turns Violent

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Egypt Turns Violent

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Egypt Turns Violent

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Egypt Turns Violent

[Photo via Getty]

Egypt Turns Violent

[Photo via Getty]

Egypt Turns Violent

[Photo via Getty]

Egypt Turns Violent

[Photo via Getty]