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CHAOS IN EGYPT After Court Confirms Death Sentence Of Soccer Rioters

• Business Insider

An Egyptian court on Saturday confirmed the death sentences for 21 people involved in a deadly 2012 soccer riot. The court also sentenced 22 other people to lesser sentences.

And the reaction that everyone feared is happening right now.

Fans of Cairo's Al-Ahly club — aka "Ultras" — stormed Egypt's soccer federation headquarters and set it on fire, as seen in the above picture tweeted by Mohamed Soliman. They have surrounded the interior ministry.

Egyptian security forces have closed off all routes leading to Tahrir Square, according to AP.

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