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Egyptians rampage over court verdicts

CAIRO — Egyptian soccer fans rampaged through the heart of Cairo on Saturday, furious about the acquittal of seven police officers while death sentences against 21 alleged rioters were confirmed in a trial over a stadium melee that left 74 people dead.

At least five people were injured in the protests over the verdict, a Health Ministry official told the MENA state news agency.

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