Egypt soccer fans rush field after game, 74 dead

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  1. R-14Driver

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    CAIRO (AP)—At least 74 people were killed and 248 injured after soccer fans rushed the field in the seaside city of Port Said Wednesday following an upset victory by the home team over Egypt’s top club, setting off clashes and a stampede as riot police largely failed to intervene.

    It was a bloody reminder of the deteriorating security in the Arab world’s most populous country as instability continues nearly a year after former President Hosni Mubarak was swept out of power in a popular uprising.

    The melee—which followed an Egyptian league match between Al-Masry, the home team in the Mediterranean city, and Al-Ahly, based in Cairo and one of Egypt’s most popular team—was the worst case of soccer violence in Egypt and the deadliest worldwide since 1996. One player said it was “like a war.”..................

    Egypt soccer fans rush field after game, 74 dead - World Soccer - Yahoo! Sports


    Yep they take there sports a little to personal over in some countries . That's if you call Futaball AKA soccer a sport .
     
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    lol ...........
     
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    Hell, he went over there and pissed all those folks off, and now they are taking it to the soccer fields... What's next? Gladiator events...
     

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