232 people hospitalized in Port Said funerals

Eyewitnesses said that a group of masked individuals threw tear gas on those attending the funeral.

232 people hospitalized in Port Said funerals

World Bulletin / News Desk

232 people who attended the funeral of those killed in Saturday's Port Said incidents were hospitalized on Sunday.

Sources told the Anadolu Agency (AA) that 232 people who attended the funeral of 29 people killed in Port Said incidents had to be hospitalized on Sunday.

Eyewitnesses said that a group of masked individuals threw tear gas on those attending the funeral. Three of those hospitalized were injured by guns while the rest were affected by tear gas.

On Saturday, the Port Said Criminal Court sentenced 21 people to death in the Port Said case which involved the death of 74 people during a football game last February. Following the court's verdict, 32 people, including 2 police officers, were killed and more than 300 others were wounded in ensuing protests.

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