Thousands attend funeral of 48th victim of Port Said clashes | Égypt-actus | Scoop.it

Thousands attended the Port Said funeral of Salah Abdel Azim, the 25-year-old who died Wednesday of blood poisoning after being shot during clashes.Abdel Azim is the 48th victim of Port Said violence, which sparked following a ruling sentencing 21 defendants to death over a football riot last year.

Mourners chanted 'The people want to bring down the government' and 'As long as the Egyptian blood is cheap, down with the president.

 

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