Egypt football clashes leaves many dead

At least 74 people have been killed in clashes between rival football fans in the Egyptian city of Port Said.

Scores were injured as fans, reportedly armed with knives, invaded the pitch after a match between top-tier clubs al-Masry and al-Ahly.

Emergency meetings of the cabinet and parliament are taking place and three days of national mourning have been declared.

Jon Leyne reports.

Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi meets al-Ahly players and addresses the media

Freelance journalist Bel Trew says friends and families waited for fans at Cairo train station

The scene inside the stadium on Thursday morning

The speaker Mohamed Saad al-Katatni says the riots were the 'work of the devil'

Egyptian football fans express anger at violence

BBC News