Egypt postpones all soccer matches following Cairo deaths

February 9, 2015 1:45 PM

13 0

Cairo (Reuters) - All soccer in Egypt was postponed indefinitely on Monday after at least 19 people were killed following clashes between fans and police outside a stadium in Cairo on Sunday.

A Health Ministry spokesman told Reuters by phone the final toll was 19 dead, but the public prosecutor's office said there were 22 fatalities while Zamalek supporters group, the Ultras White Knights, said on their Facebook page they have "28 martyrs till now".

Read more

To category page