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Brazil protesters in Rio clashes over dancer's death

23 April 2014 Last updated at 08:16 BST

Violent protests have broken out in Rio de Janeiro following the death of a young person allegedly beaten by police.

It is believed the dead man was a dancer, who was reportedly mistaken for a drug trafficker.

Main streets through the tourist area of Copacabana were closed as angry demonstrators from a nearby favela set barricades of tyres alight.

Wyre Davies reports.

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