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Death sentences over Egypt's football violence

The riots, after a match between Port Said's Al-Masry and Cairo's Al-Ahly fans killed 74 people. Credit: Reuters

An Egyptian court has handed down death sentences to 21 people accused of taking part in football violence that killed 74 people and injured more than 1,000.

Last February 1, 2012, a deadly riot broke out between Port Said's Al-Masry fans and Cairo's Al-Ahly fans in Port Said stadium.

The incident was the world's deadliest football violence in 15 years.

Police react to chaos in Port Said city, were at least 1,000 were injured as rival fans clashed. Credit: Reuters

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