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Football: Fan killed after being hit by toilet bowl in Brazil, says report

Published on May 3, 2014 5:33 PM

SAO PAULO (REUTERS) - A fan was killed in clashes outside a football stadium in Brazil late on Friday when he was hit by a toilet bowl thrown from the stands, according to local media.

News site globoesporte reported that the incident occurred after Recife club Santa Cruz drew 1-1 with visitors Parana in a second-division match.

There were clashes outside the Arruda stadium and fans ripped toilet bowls out and threw them at rivals on the streets below.

"In front of Gate 6 there was a big fight that resulted in the death of the fan," police captain Wilson Queiroz was quoted as saying.

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