Police clash with protesters in Brazil demo

Students clash with police during a protest against the rise of transport fares in Sao Paulo, Brazil on January 12, 2016Sao Paulo police on Tuesday fired tear gas and stun grenades to disperse protesters upset over rising transport fares, sparking memories of the 2013 street clashes in Brazil, this year’s Olympic host. Riot cops wanted to prevent demonstrators from moving from the spot where they were gathered at one end of the city’s major Paulista Avenue, an AFP reporter at the scene said. Television pictures showed some demonstrators who were injured.

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