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Retrials begin for Egyptian football fans

Dozens died after violence broke out at a match between two local teams in Port Said last year.

Last Modified: 22 Oct 2013 07:54
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Eleven Egyptian football fans convicted over deadly riots in the city of Port Said begin their retrials on Tuesday. Up to 74 fans died after violence at a match between Al-Ahly and Al-Masry clubs last year. Many say the convictions are political and that no evidence was brought against them.

Al Jazeera's Sue Turton reports from Port Said.


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