A sporting event dissolved in violence in Egypt Wednesday. After club team al-Masry upset one of Africa's most successful teams, al-Ahly, fans from the rival teams rushed on to the field, violently attacking each other. The aftermath left dozens dead and even more injured.
FOX News Radio's Emily Wither reports:
Fans from both sides, running onto the field and bashing each other with rocks, sticks and chairs. At least 73 dead and over 1,000 injured in Port Said. With nearly 200 in a critical condition, that toll expected to rise.
One player, describing the scene like war, and criticizing the police for not intervening. Fans at another stadium in Cairo set fire to stands when the referee called off a match there on hearing the news. It's still unclear what the motivation of these riots were.
In Jerusalem, Emily Wither, FOX News Radio.
WATCH video of the riot, from Egypt's Nile TV, HERE: