Court orders death penalty for Egypt football fans

From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Sat Jan 26 2013, 03:47:59

AFP

An Egyptian court Saturday sentenced 21 people to death over clashes between rival football fans at Port Said stadium last February that left 74 people dead, in one of the world's deadliest incidents of football violence.

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