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Riots erupt in Egypt over case

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A riot between two opposing soccer fan bases took place in the streets of Cairo and Port Said Saturday, killing two and injuring 15, CNN reports.
After 21 soccer fans were sentenced to death for their roles in a riot during a game involving teams from both cities last year, resulting in the death of more than 70 people, fans from Port Said went into a frenzy trying to stop shipping in the Suez Canal, Reuters reports
After 28 others were acquitted, fans from Cairo started burning buildings, Reuters reports.
The Egyptian cabinet released a statement urging Egyptians to unite and respect court rulings, Reuters reports.

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