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Protester confirmed dead at Confederations Cup

Updated: June 27, 2013, 1:35 PM ET
Associated Press

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil -- Authorities have confirmed the death of a protester the day after thousands took to the streets and clashed with police as Brazil played Uruguay in the Confederations Cup semifinals.

The protester was identified as 21-year-old Douglas Henrique Oliveira. Officials said he died of head injuries after falling from an overpass during demonstrations near Mineirao Stadium on Wednesday.

Store windows were destroyed, houses were vandalized, a truck was burned and ...

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