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Egypt football riot: Hosni Mubarak supporters blamed for Port Said football tragedy
Posted By admin On February 2, 2012 @ 4:57 am In World News | Comments Disabled
London Telegraph 
February 2, 2012
One of the Muslim Brotherhood’s best-known figures, Essam el-Erian claimed the former military dictatorship was behind the violence.
“The events in Port Said are planned and are a message from the remnants of the former regime,” Mr el-Erian, now vice-president of the Brotherhood-backed Freedom and Justice Party and an MP, said.
“This tragedy is the result of negligence and the lack of army and police, and those running the country bear the responsibility. There are those who deliberately want to sow chaos in the country and place obstacles in front of the peaceful transfer of power.”
Fans and some security officers were stabbed, crushed and suffocated as home supporters in the city of Port Said invaded the pitch after a victory against Egypt’s biggest club, the Cairo-based Al-Ahly.
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