More than 70 dead after Egypt match

Updated: February 2, 2012, 11:50 AM ET
Associated Press

CAIRO -- Witnesses say scores of Egyptian soccer fans were stabbed to death while others suffocated, trapped in a long, narrow corridor trying to flee rival fans armed with knives, clubs and stones in the country's worst ever soccer violence.

At least 74 people died and hundreds were injured after Wednesday's game in the seaside city of Port Said, when fans of the home team, Al Masry, rushed the pitch, setting off clashes and a stampede as riot police largely failed to intervene.

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