Egypt suspends national soccer league after riot kills at least 22

February 9, 2015 10:34 AM

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Egypt suspends national soccer league after riot kills at least 22

Feb. 8, 2015: Fans of Egypt's Zamalek soccer team flock in droves outside the Air Defense Stadium to watch a match between Egyptian Premier League clubs Zamalek and ENPPI in a suburb east of Cairo. (AP Photo/Ahmed Abd El-Gwad, El Shorouk newspaper)

CAIRO – Egypt's Cabinet has indefinitely suspended the national soccer league after at least 22 fans were killed in a stampede and clashes with police outside a Cairo stadium, three years after Egypt witnessed one of the deadliest soccer riots in the sport's history.

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