Soccer-Verdict Rampage Kills 30

    An Egyptian fan of Al-Ahly football club fires celebratory shots in the air and lights a flare as club supporters celebrate outside its headquarters in Cairo on January 26, 2013 after a court sentenced 21 people to death over a football riot that killed more than 70 people last year. The clashes in Port Said in February last year between fans of home side Al-Masry and Cairo's Al-Ahly had left more than 70 people dead and sparked days of violent protests in Cairo, in which another 16 people were killed. AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI        (Photo credit should read KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images)

    Egyptian soccer fans protest on Saturday. (Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty)

    Still reeling from yesterday’s deadly two-year anniversary of the uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak, Egypt’s vicious cycle of violence continues. At least 30 people were killed and estimates of 200 wounded during a deadly riot that exploded in Port Said Saturday, after a court verdict sentencing 21 people to death. The prosecution is linked to the case of a 2012 Port Said soccer riot that killed 74 fans of the opposing, Cairo-based team. Military forces were dispatched to the area, where angry relatives of the defendants had stormed the prison, shooting two police officers in the process. Six rioters were also killed when police fired rubber bullets and tear gas into the crowd.

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