Cairo: An Egyptian court on Monday sentenced to death 10 persons over charges of murder and violence for the 2012 stadium massacre that left over 70 people dead.
The relatives of the victims gathered at the Court of Cassation in Cairo holding photos of those who died in the deadly massacre at Port Said, Efe news reported.
The clashes took place on February 1, 2012 during a game between Port Said-based al-Masry soccer club and Cairo-based al-Ahly, of which supporters were attacked with knives, swords, clubs, stones, bottles, resulting in the death of 74 people and injuring 200 others.
The Port Said criminal court in June 2015 sentenced to death 11 people, one of them in absentia, in a retrial.
A total of 73 people have been tried on charges of violence and murder, 21 were acquitted while senior political or sports officials received sentences of a few years in jail.
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