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Soccer hooligans rush field, sparking deadly melee in Egypt [Video]

February 1, 2012 |  1:14 pm

Egyptian news website has this video of soccer players fleeing as fans run onto the field, the beginning of clashes that killed at least 73 people, according to Egyptian television.

The mayhem erupted Wednesday between two longtime rivals when hooligans from the winning team stormed the field, attacking opposing players and fans:


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