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Saudi football fan beaten by security after rushing field

Source: http://aljazeera.com/

A security guard’s beating of a Saudi football fan who rushed the field during a match in Riyadh on Tuesday prompted some Twitter users to cry foul. The Arabic hashtag for “Hilali fan’s beating(link is external)” reached nearly half a million uses in less than a day. The fan was reportedly a supporter of Saudi’s “Al-Hilal” team, which was playing(link is external) against Qatar’s “Al-Sadd”.

The incident was caught on video from multiple angles and shows a security guard kicking the fan and hitting him in the head with a baton after he walked off the field and stopped running.

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Deadly quake rattles southwest China

Earthquake kills at least 175 and injures more than 1,400 others in Yunnan province.

Source: http://www.aljazeera.com/

An earthquake has struck southwestern China, killing at least 175 people in a remote mountainous area of Yunnan province, and causing some buildings, including a school, to collapse.

Some 1,400 people were injured and 181 missing, Xinhua and state broadcaster CCTV said, citing the authorities.

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