Police: 1 person dead after fan clashes in Brazil

June 4, 2009 19:05


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At least one person is dead after fans of Corinthians and Vasco da Gama clashed at a Copa Brazil semifinal, Sao Paulo state police said Thursday. When word spread after Wednesday's game that a Corinthians fan had died, the team's supporters attacked and burned a bus that carried Vasco de Gama fans. The game ended in a 1-1 draw, with Corinthians advancing to the final to meet Inter of Puerto Alegre. State police said Thursday they did not yet have a full count of the number of people injured and detained.

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