Revelries Post Football Turn Ugly after 74 Die: People Turn Against the Army

As many as 74 people died in clashes that ensued between rival teams after a football match in Cairo. The fighting frenzy took an ugly turn and did not stop until the toll of dead persons rose to 74 and that is when the security forces managed to intervene and disperse the rival mobs. While more than 70 people have been reported to have died in this clash which is being considered as the largest and most frightening soccer disaster has ever faced, 1000s of people were injured mainly as a result of the panicking crowed that crushed each other in a frenzy that ensued after the clashes turned dangerous. While Northern Africa has seen a lot of post match frenzies and unruly fans and revelers, this event shocked the entire nation. Statements from all political corners of the country started pouring in about the disgrace and damage the reveling fans have brought, anger started brewing amongst the families who’d lost their loved ones.

 

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