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  Adar 22, 5772 , 16/03/12

Egypt Charges 75 in Fatal Soccer Riot

Egypt's general prosecutor charged 75 people Thursday, in the riot, six weeks ago, that resulted in the deaths of at least 74 people and the injuring of more than a thousand at the end of a soccer gamein Port Said.

A statement by the general prosecutor said that the defendants included nine police officers, two minors and three Port Said team officials.

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