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At least 73 feared dead in soccer mayhem

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 02/01/2012 @ 8:36 pm In Front Page,World | No Comments

(YAHOO!SPORTS) — A massive pitch invasion in Port Said, Egypt, following a match between defending champions Al Ahly and fourth-place Al Masry has, according to state television, led to at least 74 deaths and more than 1,000 injured in one of the most horrific and large-scale instances of football stadium violence in recent memory. The violence appears to have far more to do with politics and the country’s recent revolution than it does with the sporting event that preceded it, though.

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