Posted on January 29, 2011
After reports of widespread looting of public buildings, businesses and even peoples’ private residences, new video posted to YouTube shows Egyptian military tanks entering the city of Rihab, a city located north of Cairo:
As looters raid peoples’ homes, Al Jazeera reports that Egyptians have been left to fend for themselves as police and military officers work to control growing crowds.
As we reported Friday, looters were threatening to destroy priceless antiquities located in Cairo’s Egyptian Museum and the national army was called in to try and protect the historical artifacts. Sadly, not all were spared from the public mob: