Death sentences for Egypt football riot
on 09/03/2013 08:35:32
The court today also sentenced city's the former security chief, Major General Essam Samak, to 15 years in prison.
The 21 death sentences were passed on January 28.
Most of those condemned to death are fans of Port Said's Al-Masry club.
The February 2012 riot, Egypt's worst football disaster, followed a league game between Al-Masry and Cairo's Al-Ahly, with Port Said supporters setting upon the visiting fans after the final whistle.