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Algerian Soccer Team Attacked With Bricks In Bloody Cairo Assault (VIDEO)

First Posted: 03/18/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 03:40 PM ET

A bus carrying the Algerian national soccer team was attacked after leaving the airport in Cairo, Goal.com reports. According to the web site, bricks thrown through the bus windows created a bloody scene:

"They struck our bus with large bricks," said a distraught Antar Yahia. "Players have open head wounds with blood. We were lying down in the bus. All the windows were broken. It makes you fear for your life.

An Al Jazeera video (embedded below) reports that the Algerian government claims the team was attacked by youths. Four players are alleged to have been injured in the attack, including one who was hospitalized.

WATCH THE ATTACK:



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Filed by Whitney Snyder  |