Authorities block roads as protesters converge on central Cairo
(AP) - Egyptian authorities are trying to prevent aprotest that organizers hope will draw a million people by shuttingdown all roads and public transportation to Cairo.
Train services nationwide were suspended for a second day andall bus services between cities were halted.
But thousands of people are converging on the heart of Cairo todemand the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak after nearly 30 yearsin power.
Organizers are trying to force out a man they blame for ignoringthe needs of the poor and allowing corruption and official abuse torun rampant.
Mubarak would be the second Arab leader pushed from office by apopular uprising in the history of the modern Middle East.
The uprising is fueled by years of frustration with Mubarak'sautocratic regime and emboldened by an uprising last month thatoverthrew Tunisia's president.
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