At least five killed in riots before a soccer match in Egypt: sources

February 8, 2015 7:40 PM

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CAIRO (Reuters) - At least five Egyptian soccer fans were killed and 20 others injured in clashes on Sunday night when the security forces barred them from entering a stadium to watch a match in the local league, security and health sources said.

Egyptian domestic soccer competitions have been held before very limited crowds since more than 70 fans were killed three years ago in the most deadly sports riots in the country's history in Port Said.

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