Report: Two football players among 27 dead in Egypt clashes

By JPOST.COM STAFF
January 26, 2013 17:59

Two football players were among 27 people killed in riots in the Egyptian city of Port Said, pan-Arab news agency Al-Arabiya quoted the area's director of hospitals as saying.

According to the report, Mahmoud Abdel-Halim al-Dizawi, a football player in Port Said's Al-Marikh club, was fatally shot three times.

The report also stated that Tamer al-Fahla, a footballer who used to play for the Al-Masry team, was also shot dead on his way to the Al-Marikh club.


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