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Egypt murder charges over Port Said football riot

Egypt's chief prosecutor has charged 75 people with murder or negligence over a riot which followed a football match.

At least 74 people were killed when rival fans clashed after a game in Port Said between top-tier clubs al-Masry and al-Ahly on 1 February.

Nine police officers are among those facing charges, say reports.

Jon Leyne reports.

  • 15 Mar 2012
  • From the section Africa
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