2,000 protesters cause mass destruction in Sao Paulo on World Cup match day

A masked protester tries to keep others from
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A masked protester tries to keep others from vandalizing a car dealership while marching in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, June 19, 2014. The protest in Sao Paulo, Brazil's biggest city that is hosting a World Cup match, was called by the Free Fare movement, the group that was behind the first protests last year that sparked roiling anti-government demonstrations across Brazil. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills) (Credit: AP / Dario Lopez-Mills)

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The Free Fare movement, the group that was behind the first protests last year that sparked roiling anti-government demonstrations across Brazil, organized a protest that drew about 2,000 people on Thursday in Sao Paulo. Protesters smashed windows of luxury cars inside a dealership, trashed banks and fired powerful fireworks at police as Brazil's biggest city hosted a World Cup match.

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