Egypt violence: Emotions run high at Cairo station


Egypt has begun three days of mourning after football violence which left at least 74 people dead and hundreds more injured.

Clashes erupted after fans of the home side al-Masry invaded the pitch to celebrate their victory over Cairo-based Al-Ahly.

Freelance journalist in Cairo, Bel Trew, described emotional scenes as friends and family of football fans waited for the train from Port Said.

Bel Trew was speaking to BBC Radio 5 live Morning Reports, which broadcasts daily 05:00 to 05:30. Please visit the best bits page to hear other 5 live interviews.

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