The images of brutality are grim: 74 Egyptians dead but the scene is not Tahrir square in Cairo but a soccer field in the Egyptian city of Port Said. A riot at a soccer match between the team from Port Said and a team from Cairo is responsible for those fatalities and it has sent shock waves deep into Egyptian society already reeling from political chaos.
Some of the victims from the violence in Port Said are returning to Cairo. Investigations have been called for and accusations that the violence was a set up have been reverberating all day long. Joining us now from Cairo is John Leyne correspondent for our partner the BBC.