Egypt: Mubarak trial adjourns until Wednesday



CAIRO (AP) — The trial of ousted President Hosni Mubarak has adjourned until Wednesday after a tumultuous eight-hour session.

Mubarak was wheeled out of the building in a gurmey with his sons by his side amid heavy security.

He faces charges he was complicit in killing Egyptians involved in the uprising that led to his ouster in mid-February.

Monday’s session included surprise testimony from a police general Gen. Hussein Moussa who had been called to the stand by prosecutors but instead testified that police resorted to live ammunition only to protect police stations.

Mubarak’s former Interior Minister Habib el-Adly and six top police officers are also charged in the protester killings. About 850 people were killed in the 18-day uprising.