Ultras protest for Port Said victims

Dozens of Ultras Ahlawy protested in front of the Helwan metro station on Friday to demand justice for the 72 Ahly fans killed in the Port Said Stadium massacre last February.

Protesters raised banners that read: "Finding the perpetrators is not the end, behind each killer lies a mastermind,” and "26 January is comeuppance [day]."

They also distributed a statement demanding the support of the Egyptian people on 26 January outside the Court of New Cairo, when the verdict in the trial of the accused killers of the Ahly fans is due to be delivered.

"We are waiting for a fair ruling that cures the hearts of the people and makes us believe that justice is possible in Egypt," the statement said.

More than 72 Ahly fans were murdered in a match between Ahly Club football team and Al-Masry Club team in Port Said after Masry fans stormed the pitch and attacke their rivals.

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm

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