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Dozens dead in Egypt after soccer fans stampede after game
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 at least 73 people dead and 1,000 injured in a Mediterranean port city, officials said. On Thursday, rioters took to the streets in Cairo.
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Feb. 2, 2012: Egyptian protesters fly their national flag and the flag of the Al-Ahly sporting club while they rally in solidarity and support for the club and chanting anti-ruling military council slogans on their way to Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt.

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Feb. 2, 2012: Egyptian protesters wave flags after climbing a cement block barrier separating the interior ministry from Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt.

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Feb. 1: This image made from Egypt TV shows fans at a soccer stadium in Port Said, Egypt. Dozens of Egyptians were killed in violence following a soccer match in Port Said, when fans flooded the field seconds after the match against a rival team was over, Egypt's Health ministry said.

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Feb. 1: This image made from Egypt TV shows fans at a soccer stadium in Port Said, Egypt. A security official and a medic said fans of the home team, Al-Masry, swarmed the field after a rare 3-1 win against Al-Ahly, Egypt's top team. Some fans of the home team were seen to throw stones, fireworks and bottles at other fans and injured some players.

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Feb. 1: An Egyptian police officer helps an injured football fan during clashes at the football stadium in Egypt.

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Feb. 1: Egyptian fans clash with riot police following Al-Ahly club soccer match against Al-Masry club at the soccer stadium in Port Said.

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Feb. 1: Egyptian fans rush into the field following Al-Ahly club soccer match against Al-Masry club at the soccer stadium in Egypt.

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Feb. 1: Team players of the Egyptian Al-Ahly club run for safety during clashes following their soccer match against Al-Masry club at the soccer stadium in Port Said.

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Feb. 1: This image made from Egypt TV shows fans and a fire at a soccer stadium in Port Said, Egypt.

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Dozens dead in Egypt after soccer fans stampede after game

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 at least 73 people dead and 1,000 injured in a Mediterranean port city, officials said. On Thursday, rioters took to the streets in Cairo.

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