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SBD Global/March 11, 2013/International Football
Egyptian Football Headquarters Burned In Violence Stemming From Football Riot Verdicts
Published March 11, 2013
TWO DEAD IN VIOLENCE: BLOOMBERG's Ahmed A. Namatalla reported one protester "died from tear-gas inhalation and another from gunshot wounds in clashes in Cairo’s Tahrir Square." Nineteen "were injured." Egyptian FA spokesperson Azmy Megahed said, "The entire building has been torched. Some people got 15 years. Others got the death sentence. What more do they want?" (BLOOMBERG, 3/9). The Egyptian FA has "put all football related matches on an indefinite hold" (BIKYA, 3/9).