Andy Carvin tweets dramatic clashes in Egypt

As violence broke out at the Israeli embassy in Egypt early Monday morning, NPR's Andy Carvin live tweeted intense moments that were being secretly streamed from a phone.

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  1. After getting there, @tarekshalaby, a blogger in Cairo, began streaming video from his phone using a service called

  2. This is the replay of the live stream, which has more than 4,200 views:

  3. You can hear screams and gunfire throughout the video. At one point the screen goes blank (likely because @tarekshalaby put his phone in his pocket), but the audio continues.

    @acarvin tweets as he listens live.

  4. Followers of @acarvin begin translating the video.