By Mairi Mackay, CNNAugust 9, 2011
London (CNN) -- Fresh from their own revolution, Egyptian bloggers tried to make sense of the scenes of looting and burning buildings coming out of the United Kingdom Monday.Violence initially sparked by the shooting death of a 29-year-old man in London spread to other parts of the nation Monday night, with dramatic scenes of blazing buildings and confrontations between police and hooded youths.
The news of London's riots -- along with the ongoing violence in Syria -- has captivated many Egyptians, with some saying that the revolution is spreading to the United Kingdom, according one CNN stringer in Cairo.
It is just over six months since former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak stepped down following 18 days of protests by hundreds of thousands of Egyptians gathered in Tahrir Square in Cairo.
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