Protesters attacking Bank of Brazil
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Brazil clashes: Rio teacher protest turns violent

Police in Rio de Janeiro have fired teargas at protestors after a demonstration by thousands of teachers ended in violence.

Several banks and other buildings were set on fire in Rio during a night of clashes between demonstrators and police.

A similar protest in Sao Paulo also ended in violent confrontation with police after many banks were ransacked by hooded protesters.

Wyre Davies reports from Rio de Janeiro.

  • 08 Oct 2013
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