Egypt: Breaking - Street Battles Erupt Port Said, Gunshots Heard
26 January 2013
Government supporters clash with protesters (file photo).
Street battles erupted on Saturday in the area surrounding Port Said prison while gunshots were heard, Nile news reporter said.
An Egyptian court sentenced to death 21 defendants accused of involvement in killing 74 people during riots that broke out after a football match in Port Said last Febuary.
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