[video] Tear gas grenades, fire & chaos: Brazil gripped by protest over transit prices hike

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Protesters led by the activist group Free Fare Movement clashed with police in Sao Paulo on Friday, as demonstrators voiced their opposition to public transportation fare increases. Police in anti-riot gear deployed tear gas against an estimated 3,000 protesters who had gathered at the city’s main thoroughfare.
Public transportation fares in Sao Paulo increased from 3 (€0.99; $1.14) to 3.50 Brazilian reals (€1.16; $1.34) last week.

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