Police officers react as chaos erupts at a soccer stadium in Port Said city
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Egypt pitch invasion sparks deadly clash

At least 73 people have been killed in clashes between rival fans following a football match in the Egyptian city of Port Said, state television reports.

The deaths occurred as supporters invaded the pitch after a match between top-tier clubs Masry and al-Ahly on Wednesday.

It is feared the death toll could rise as many other people have been hurt.

Jon Leyne reports.

  • 01 Feb 2012
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