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February 2nd, 2011
09:47 PM ET

Intense Gunfire in Cairo – Join the Live Chat

CNN's Ivan Watson is reporting new intense gunfire just moments ago in Cairo's Tahrir Square.  Anderson has the live breaking news details on the crisis in Egypt.

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  1. Jo Ann, Ohio

    Sorry, I meant Fred not Frank.

    February 3, 2011 at 12:00 am |
  2. Emily

    @Jana,
    Have a good night...see you tomorrow!

    February 3, 2011 at 12:00 am |
  3. Michele

    Great work today. Enough. Come home.

    February 2, 2011 at 11:59 pm |
  4. Christopher

    If Mubaruk had half a brain he would have left office a week ago. He is personally going to be responsible for the collapse of a nation.

    February 2, 2011 at 11:59 pm |
  5. catlin - mexico

    Anderson, Hala, Ben, Ivan and the whole team
    thank you! Keep Safe!

    February 2, 2011 at 11:59 pm |
  6. Megan Dresslar - Shoreline, WA

    Thanks let me up so late chat!!!!!!
    Anderson,
    Be careful!!!!!

    February 2, 2011 at 11:59 pm |
  7. Helen

    Hey Anderson, I hope that you and crew are safe and well. Please try to get some sleep if possible. I do not know if you are sleeping well. I do not what will happen tomorrow or the next day or the upcoming days during this crisis in Egypt. Please remember that everyone who watches AC 360 and is a fan of your show and your outstanding journalism skills and reporting really loves you and cares about you and respect you. Everybody is praying for your safety. I am praying for you, your crew, the journalists, and the people of Egypt. Please try to get some sleep and be careful. Egypt is dangerous now, be careful. I love you and I hope everything is okay. Have a good day.

    February 2, 2011 at 11:59 pm |
  8. Nina

    Good Night Anderson, and everyone else. Stay safe and get out of there if it becomes any more volatile

    February 2, 2011 at 11:59 pm |
  9. lisal -canada

    those in positions of authority have to realize that the world will continue to watch this play out as it happens – not only is this history in the making – it is live and interactive as it is happening – it must be both exhausting and exhilarating – good night/morning

    February 2, 2011 at 11:59 pm |
  10. Jo Ann, Ohio

    Good night Anderson, Ben, Ivan, Frank, Nic, Arwa, and the CNN crew. Take care, I hope all of you get home safely.

    Good night Jana, Emily, Mike, Starr, Nicole, Nancy in Oregon, and Megan.

    February 2, 2011 at 11:58 pm |
  11. lillly

    President Mubarack is not taking a stand. He is letting the people of his country do that for him. He is just another cowardless leader, standing behind his military blockade.

    February 2, 2011 at 11:58 pm |
  12. Karen

    Anderson & All the Crew, I'm so glad you are safe. Please consider withdrawing from the scene–it's not worth your lives–this display of violence is completely insane & out of control. I cannot believe what I am seeing. People of Cairo: GET A GRIP!!!

    February 2, 2011 at 11:57 pm |
  13. Chi

    Good night AC and CNNers. Be safe.

    February 2, 2011 at 11:57 pm |
  14. Lori

    Anderson and CNN stay safe.

    February 2, 2011 at 11:57 pm |
  15. Nina

    What we and the world can do, is to keep a watchful eye on Egypt.

    February 2, 2011 at 11:57 pm |
  16. Alan Janbay

    Anderson Cooper, you are a hero! The Egyptian people, and all those seeking freedom and a better life LOVE YOU! Thank you! Thank you!

    February 2, 2011 at 11:57 pm |
  17. Starr, formerly known as vincent

    @Anderson, Ben, Ivan, Halla & Nick R. i wish you a safe, safe day.
    Many, many thanks for the reporting, it has been excellent!
    Goodnight, Nichole, Megan, Emily, JoaNN, Mike, Samantha, Nina, Sharon, Heather....everyone.

    Peace & safety everyone.

    February 2, 2011 at 11:56 pm |
  18. Gloria, Brooklyn, NY

    Good Night Everyone! Anderson, you and the crew are doing a fine job. May God be with all those who want peace. Be careful!

    February 2, 2011 at 11:56 pm |
  19. Phillip

    Am I the only one who feels like this is a powder keg situation. Does the middle east need one more crisis right now. This whole scene feels dangerous.

    February 2, 2011 at 11:56 pm |
  20. john de grouw curacao na

    hy mr cooper great job and stay safe. i am verry disapointed with what is happening now the demonstraters where so civilised. what happent and how is the rest of the country ?

    February 2, 2011 at 11:56 pm |
  21. Lori

    Mubarek is in denial.

    February 2, 2011 at 11:56 pm |
  22. Heidi Halsworth

    To the entire CNN team and all the journalists putting themselves in harms way, in front of and behind the video and photo cameras, stay safe. Thank you for putting yourselves at risk to bring important stories to the world.

    I am also sad for the violence that the Egyptian people are experiencing, but we are also witnessing a real time example that truly proves that freedom really isn't free.

    February 2, 2011 at 11:55 pm |
  23. Megan Dresslar - Shoreline, WA

    Good night Anderson, Megan, Isha, Ivan, Ben, Hala, John, Jane, Martina, Nicole, Kim, Emily, Gloria, Mike, Casey, Milan, Vivan, Gabriela, Cessy, Paula, Isabel, David-Indiana, JoAnn, Monica, Kathy, Jane, Gayle, Renee, Caroline, (Danie), Lori, (Adelaide), Heather, BettyAnn, Starr, Sharon, A. Smith, Devin, Karin, Dulcie, Michael, Karen, Miranda, Sree, Nancy, Sue, Kenya, Libby, Nina, Samantha,others and my friend Twitter/Facebook Bloggers!!!!
    See you almost tomorrow night, Have a great night & Sleep tight everyone!!!

    February 2, 2011 at 11:55 pm |
  24. Jo Ann, Ohio

    @Starr, "Now, Mubarack most certainly made a plan to initiate this violence and stand his gound."

    Mubarak did not respect the wishes of this people and underestimated their dissatisfaction.

    February 2, 2011 at 11:55 pm |
  25. Autumn Smith

    Anderson and crew, Please stay safe!

    February 2, 2011 at 11:55 pm |
  26. Emily

    Good night Anderson, Isha, 360°Team, Jo Ann, Mike, Megan, Nicole, Gloria, Casey, Starr, Nina & Bloggers. & Moderator(s)
    The coverage from Egypt has been gripping; it's not worth your safety or life. (Anderson, Ivan, Nic and crews) I hope that Ben & his family are going to be safe. If you're all going to see a "repeat" of Wednesday, come home!
    Thanks for the extra hour of coverage tonight.

    February 2, 2011 at 11:55 pm |
  27. Rose from Muscoy, Calif

    Night Anderson and crew be safe and God be with you, all.
    Take care Anderson we will pray for the people there.

    February 2, 2011 at 11:54 pm |
  28. Jana, Georgia

    I wonder how long it will take Ivan to hook back up with Anderson's group. They need to be all together.

    Please all stay safe and try to get some rest, even though that might not be possible.

    Goo night Emily and Jo Ann

    February 2, 2011 at 11:53 pm |
  29. catlin - mexico

    Mubarak’s offer not to run in September gives him seven months to organize a government with ‘his’ people who will continue his dictatorship. There would be elections – but conveniently rigged…

    February 2, 2011 at 11:53 pm |
  30. Paddy McHugh - UK

    CNN is a giant among news broadcasters. Your reporting brings the tragedy of Egypt into our hearts as well as minds. Keep safe.

    February 2, 2011 at 11:53 pm |
  31. catherine

    Anderson and team – keep safe. you all are doing a great job with coverage. you all are very brave for going out into the crowds and are great journalists but do not risk your life for your job. stay safe! hopefully this will be resolved soon

    February 2, 2011 at 11:53 pm |
  32. Lori

    I agree with John King. Egypt has broken away from this past president.

    February 2, 2011 at 11:52 pm |
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