Egyptian riot police stand guard in Cairo Stadium during the first half of a match between Zamalek and Ismaili clubs in Cairo on February 1, 2012. At least 73 people were killed in fan violence after a football match between Al-Ahly and Al-Masry clubs in the city of Port Said, the health ministry said, as Egypt struggled with a wave of incidents linked to poor security.
Fans of Al-Masry team run after players of the Al-Ahly team during riots that erupted after the football match between the two teams in Port Said, 220 kms northeast of Cairo, on February 1, 2012. At least 73 people were killed and hundreds injured in the violence that erupted as soon as the referee blew the final whistle in the match.
A soccer fan flees from a fire at Cairo stadium February, 1, 2012. Crowds set parts of the stadium on fire in reaction to a soccer pitch invasion during another soccer match held at the Egyptian city of Port Said. At least 50 people were killed and hundreds of others injured on Wednesday after a soccer pitch invasion in Port Said, healthy ministry sources said, in an incident that one player described as “a war, not football”.
Egyptian fans set fire at part of a facility at the CairoInternational stadium after the suspension of a soccer match following the news of the violence in the Port Said soccer match, in Cairo, Egypt Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2 012. Soccer fans rushed the field after the home team won an unexpected victory over Egypt’s top squad Wednesday, setting off clashes and a stampede that left dozens of people dead and 1,000 injured in a Mediterranean port city, officials said.
73 maut, lebih 1,000 peminat bola Mesir rusuh
KAHERAH – Sekurang-kurangnya 73 mati dalam pergaduhan membabitkan peminat bola sepak di bandar Pelabuhan Said, Mesir, demikian menurut laporan stesen-stesen tempatan semalam.
Sekurang-kurangnya 1,000 lagi cedera apabila peminat bola sepak, kebanyakannya membawa senjata termasuk pisau – merusuh dan menceroboh kawasan padang di akhir perlawanan antara kelab atasan al-Masry dan al-Ahly.Pegawai-pegawai berkata, angka kematian kemungkinan meningkat, lapor BBC.Ia tragedi paling teruk dalam sejarah bola sepak, kata Timbalan Menteri Kesihatan Mesir, Hesham Sheiha.”Ini sesuatu yang malang dan sangat menyedihkan,” kata Hesham.