Protests in Port Said, Egypt, turn deadly - Update

With the already tense situation in Egypt after protests in cities across the country, sixteen more people were reported killed and more than 250 injured in Port Said, Egypt. Today protesters are in the streets angry about a court ruling that sentenced 21 Port Said citizens to death for their part in the soccer stadium disaster in Port Said that killed 74 people. The army has been deployed to the area.

Travellers should always avoid public gatherings and demonstrations in foreign countries as the situation can become dangerous and violent without warning.

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