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TODAY   |  June 21, 2013

Brazilian protests turn deadly

Thousands gathered across Brazil on Thursday, some throwing torches and debris, to demonstrate against police corruption, high crime, low wages, and lack of social services. At least one protester was killed after being hit by a car. NBC’s Mark Potter reports.

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>>> thank you. in brazil, massive protests against the government turned deadly. more than 1 million people took to the streets thursday and again overnight in demonstrations throughout the country. miguel was in the thick of it in ree j rio de janeiro .

>> the protests turned violent. tear gas is being lobed into the air. protestors are running from corner to corner.

>> one person was killed when a car hit a crowd of protestors.