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Scores killed in Egyptian soccer mayhem

Scores killed in Egyptian soccer mayhem "At least 73 people were killed in a brawl between rival groups of soccer fans after a match in Port Said. The deadliest soccer riot anywhere in more than 15 years, it also illuminated the potential for savagery among the organized groups of die-hard fans who have added a volatile element to the street protests since Mr. Mubarak's exit."

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Thursday, 2 February 2012 - 3:05pm
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