World Cup Chilean fans held over media center storm
Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 00:36
June 19 - At least 85 Chilean fans are arrested by police after around 200 Chilean soccer fans stormed the Maracana media centre before kick-off. Natalie Thomas reports.
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At least 85 Chilean soccer fans spent the night in a Brazilian jail after storming a media centre around an hour before Wednesday's kickoff against Spain.
They charged through a security checkpoint before smashing down a glass door hoping to get inside the stadium
(SOUNDBITE) (Spanish) JOURNALIST, JORGE BUSTOS, SAYING:
"There was a group of them who broke down the fences and broke in and they went down there breaking windows and doors."
Just under half were detained by police
The rest ran away but were rounded up later
Police said the 85 Chileans have to leave Brazil within 72 hours or face deportation
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