Twitter the social networking website, which has more than 175 million users globally, said access to its service was blocked in Egypt, where thousands of people are clashing with the government and police.

“We believe that the open exchange of info and views benefits societies and helps govts better connect” with people, Twitter said in a separate message posted to its site. The company didn’t say in its messages who it believes to be responsible for the blocked service.

Twitter users earlier said they were unable to access Twitter in Egypt, according to Herdict.org, a site that monitors website accessibility.

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