A protester was killed on Saturday in fresh clashes with the police in central Cairo, the head of Egypt's emergency services told AFP.
"He suffocated" after inhaling tear gas and "died in the ambulance," Mohammed Sultan said.
An Egyptian court on Saturday confirmed the death sentences for 21 people that took part in the deadly soccer riot last year but it acquitted seven police officials for their alleged role in the violence. Suspected fans enraged by the verdict torched the soccer federation headquarters and a police club in Cairo in protest.(...)
Shortly after the verdict was announced, suspected fans of Cairo's Al-Ahly club went on a rampage, torching a police club nearby and storming Egypt's soccer federation headquarters before setting it ablaze. Two army helicopters were being used to put out the fires.
At least five people were injured, a Health Ministry official told the MENA state news agency.
In anticipation of more violence, authorities beefed up security near the Interior Ministry, riot police deployed in the streets of central Cairo.