Thousands celebrate Morsi win in Tahrir Square
In this Sunday, May 20, 2012, file photo, the Muslim Brotherhood's presidential candidate Mohammed Morsi hold a rally in Cairo, Egypt. Egypt's electoral commission announced Sunday, June 24, 2012, that Morsi is victor of landmark presidential vote. AP PHOTO/FREDRIK PERSSON
CAIRO—Thousands of Egyptians packed into Cairo’s Tahrir Square on Sunday to celebrate the presidential election victory of Mohamed Morsi, waving flags and posters of the Islamist leader.
“God is greatest” and “Down with military rule,” they chanted as some set off fire crackers minutes after the election commission formally declared the Muslim Brotherhood’s candidate as the winner.
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