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Egypt Court Sentences 11 to Death in Soccer Stadium Case

An Egyptian court on Tuesday sentenced 11 men to death for their part in the country's worst outbreak of soccer stadium violence which killed more than 70 fans and injured at least 1,000 in 2012. Many of the dead were crushed when panicked fans tried to escape from the Port Said stadium after a post-match pitch invasion by supporters of the local side al-Masry. Others fell or were thrown from terraces, witnesses said at the time. The court, whose session was televised live,...

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