21 Get Death Sentences Over Egypt Soccer Riot

Verdict leads to yet more violence, with another 27 dead

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted Jan 26, 2013 7:57 AM CST

(Newser) – An Egyptian court sentenced 21 people to death today on charges related to one of the world's deadliest incidents of soccer violence. The verdict touched off an attempted jailbreak and a riot that killed 27 in the Mediterranean port city that is home to...   Read full story »

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