CAIRO: Clashes between security forces and protesting students came to an end, Youm7 reported on Thursday afternoon.
The main gates of Ain Shams University were closed and students were told to use backdoors for exit.
Security forces had used tear gas on protesters after they cut off a main road near the university in Heliopolis. Some students were taken to hospital after suffocating from tear gas.
Reporting by Mahmoud Ragheb and Nada Selim.