EGYPT FOOTBALL RIOT

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STORY: EGYPT FOOTBALL RIOTDATELINE: Feb. 3, 2012LENGTH: 0:01:20LOCATION: Port, EgyptCATEGORY: SOCIETYINTROEgypt's prosecution authorities has started an investigation into a deadly football riot on Thursday which killed 74 and injured hundreds in clashes between rival fans after a match.Meanwhile, new clashes have erupted between protestors and police in Cairo and Suez, causing massive injuries.World News has the latest.PKGAttorney General Abdel-Meguid Mahmoud and his two aides inspected the Port Said Stadium, the scene of the clashes between fans of two rival teams after a premier league match.On Wednesday night, fans rushed to the stadium field where el-Masry, a Port Said team, beat the most popular national team el-Ahly.Due to insufficient security, most of the fans entered the stadium with sticks fighting each other. Reports said the riot was caused by some insulting posters carried by the Ahly fans.The Interior Ministry said 47 people have been arrested after the riot.Meanwhile,
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