02 February 2012
ANGALIA MASHABIKI 73 WAFARIKI KATIKA VURUGU ZILIZOTOKEA KATIKA MCHEZO WA MPIRA NCHINI MISRI JANA
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 at least 156 people have been hurt.It is the biggest disaster in the country's football history, said the Egyptian deputy health minister. "This is unfortunate and deeply saddening," Hesham Sheiha told state television.