BREAKING: Port Said Ultras storm seaport on eve of uprising anniversary

Ahram Online , Thursday 24 Jan 2013

Two days before Port Said massacre verdict and one day before uprising's second anniversary, hundreds of Ultras storm seaport in anticipation of unjust court ruling

Hundreds of activists, reportedly members of the 'Ultras Green Eagles' (hardcore fans of Port Said's Masry football club), have stormed Port Said's seaport on the eve of the Egyptian revolution's two-year anniversary.

The incident comes in advance of a scheduled 26 January court session in which a verdict is expected to be delivered regarding Egypt's worst-ever football-related disaster.

Following a league game in Port Said Stadium in February of last year, more than 70 fans of the Ahly football club were killed – allegedly by supporters of the rival Masry club.

The scheduled sentencing, however, may be postponed due to the emergence of "new evidence."

On their official Facebook page, the Ultras Green Eagles vowed to escalate further in the event of an "unjust" court verdict.

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