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An 18-year-old Egyptian man was killed in Port Said today when thousands of people held funerals for 33 who died in protests at the weekend, a hospital official in the Mediterranean port said.
The head of Port Said hospitals, Abdel Rahman Farag, told Reuters the teenager died from a gunshot wound in the chest.
More than 416 people were injured as a result of teargas inhalation, while 17 suffered gunshot wounds. Many of the 33 people who died in the city yesterday were killed by gunshots.
Police have fired tear gas during the funerals of those killed in yesterday's riot in Port Said, Egypt, according to Al Jazeera reporter Rawya Rageh.
At least 39 people have been killed in clashes in Egypt after 21 men were sentenced to death for their role in the deadly football riot in Port Said that killed 74 people last year, according to the Egyptian government.
Supporters of the Egyptian football team the Cairo-based Al-Ahly celebrated in the city, after a judge sentenced 21 people to death in connection with football violence that left 74 fans of the team dead last year.
Two football players are among 27 people killed in riots in the Egyptian city of Port Said, the area's director of hospitals has told the Press Association.
Violence erupted in Port Said after a judge sentenced 21 people to death in connection with soccer violence that left 74 fans of the Cairo-based Al-Ahly team dead.
Dr Abdel-Raham Farah said Mahmoud Abdel-Halim al-Dizawi, a football player in Port Said's Al-Marikh club, was shot three times and died. He said Tamer al-Fahla, a footballer who used to play for the city's main Al-Masry team, was also shot dead on his way to the Al-Marikh club.
State media in Egypt said 22 people have been killed after riots in Port Said, in the east of the country.
The riots erupted after a judge sentenced 21 people to death for their role in a riot in Port Said stadium in February last year.
ITV News Reporter Jonny Blair reports:
Port Said residents rampaged through the streets in anger after 21 people were sentenced to death for their role in the deadly football riot that took place in February last year.
The defendants are all from Port Said, and their supporters attempted to storm the prison to free other defendants.
State television is reporting that 22 people have been killed in violence in Port Said, according to Reuters.
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Wherever there is division in Egypt right now – death seems sure to follow. The greatest toll came amid gunfire and tear gas in Port Said.
Riots sparked by death sentences passed in connection with last year's deadly riot at the Port Said football stadium have killed 22 people.