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

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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