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An Egyptian man walks on the grounds of (Credit: AP)

An Egyptian man walks on the grounds of a police officer's club as a fire set by protesters burns in Cairo. An Egyptian court on Saturday confirmed the death sentences against 21 people for taking part in a deadly soccer riot but acquitted seven police officials for their alleged role in the violence, touching off furious protests in Cairo that torched the soccer federation headquarters and a nearby police club. (March 9, 2013)

Fans rampage in Cairo after soccer riot verdict

An Egyptian court on Saturday confirmed the death sentences against 21 people for taking part in a deadly soccer riot but acquitted seven police officials for their alleged role in the violence. Suspected fans enraged by the verdict torched the soccer federation headquarters and a police club in Cairo in protest.

Egyptian soccer fans of Al-Ahly club wave flags
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Egyptian soccer fans of Al-Ahly club wave flags as they celebrate in front of their club headquarters in Cairo. An Egyptian court confirmed death sentences against 21 people for their role in a deadly 2012 soccer riot that killed more than 70 people in the city of Port Said. (March 9, 2013)

An Egyptian soccer fan of Al-Ahly club shouts
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An Egyptian soccer fan of Al-Ahly club shouts slogans in front of a banner at showing some pictures of the victims of a 2012 soccer riot, in the club headquarters in Cairo. An Egyptian court on Saturday confirmed the death sentences against 21 people for taking part in a deadly soccer riot but acquitted seven police officials for their alleged role in the violence. (March 9, 2013)

Egyptian protesters clash with riot police in downtown
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Egyptian protesters clash with riot police in downtown Cairo after an Egyptian court on Saturday confirmed the death sentences against 21 people for taking part in a deadly soccer riot but acquitted seven police officials for their alleged role in the violence. (March 9, 2013)

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An Egyptian protester runs with a tear gas
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An Egyptian protester runs with a tear gas canister at the scene of clashes in downtown Cairo after an Egyptian court on Saturday confirmed the death sentences against 21 people for taking part in a deadly soccer riot but acquitted seven police officials for their alleged role in the violence. (March 9, 2013)

An Egyptian soccer fan of the Al-Ahly club
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An Egyptian soccer fan of the Al-Ahly club wearing a Guy Fawkes mask joins hundreds of fans in front of their club headquarters in Cairo. An Egyptian court on Saturday confirmed the death sentences against 21 people for taking part in a deadly soccer riot but acquitted seven police officials for their alleged role in the violence. (March 9, 2013)

An Egyptian soccer fan of the Al-Ahly club
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An Egyptian soccer fan of the Al-Ahly club wearing a Guy Fawkes mask shouts slogans in front of the club in Cairo. An Egyptian court on Saturday confirmed the death sentences against 21 people for taking part in a deadly soccer riot but acquitted seven police officials for their alleged role in the violence. (March 9, 2013)

An Egyptian soccer fan of Al-Ahly club raises
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An Egyptian soccer fan of Al-Ahly club raises a banner honoring fellow fans killed in a 2012 stadium riot in the club headquarters in Cairo. An Egyptian court on Saturday confirmed the death sentences against 21 people for taking part in a deadly soccer riot but acquitted seven police officials for their alleged role in the violence. (March 9, 2013)

An Egyptian man walks on the grounds of
(Credit: AP)

An Egyptian man walks on the grounds of a police officer's club as a fire set by protesters burns in Cairo. An Egyptian court on Saturday confirmed the death sentences against 21 people for taking part in a deadly soccer riot but acquitted seven police officials for their alleged role in the violence, touching off furious protests in Cairo that torched the soccer federation headquarters and a nearby police club. (March 9, 2013)

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