Italy's national funeral mourn slain soccer police

Updated: 2007-02-06 10:04

Police officers carry the coffin of their slain comrade Filippo Raciti into the cathedral for his funeral in Catania February 5, 2007. A soccer-mad nation which only seven months ago celebrated a World Cup victory was stunned by the outcome of riots at a derby between rival Sicilian teams Catania and Palermo on Friday, in which the policeman died and over 70 people were injured.[Reuters]


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