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Sepp Blatter seeks reasons for violence

Updated: February 2, 2012, 2:20 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Warning that soccer must not be "abused by those who mean evil," the head of the sport's governing body demanded detailed reasons from the Egyptian federation Thursday for the stadium riot that killed at least 74 people.

FIFA president Sepp Blatter called for action to prevent a repeat of the post-match violence in a letter to the Egyptian Football Association, whose board was subsequently fired by the prime minister and its members referred for questioning by prosecutors.

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