|Fans of Cairo's al-Ahly soccer team protest against the court verdict on the Port Said massacre case in Cairo, Egypt, March 9, 2013. Fans of al-Ahly soccer team held a protest Saturday demanding execution to all suspects of the Port Said massacre case while Egypt's Port Said Criminal Court sentenced five people to life imprisonment for their role in the Port Said soccer riots which killed over 70 in February 2012. (Xinhua/Amru Salahuddien)
CAIRO, March 9 (Xinhua) -- Thousands of members of a Cairo- based soccer fans group called Utras Ahlawy broke into the police stadium in front of Ahly club, following a court verdict which confirmed the death sentence for 21 Port Said riot defendants, TV reported Saturday.
Several buildings in a police officers' club complex were in flames as the soccer fans stormed and set fire to the buildings, a security officer told state-run Ahram online.
TV said the flames are still escalating, while eyewitnesses said no fire engines are seen in the scene.