Violence erupts in Buenos Aires after Germany clinches World Cup
Monday, July 14, 2014 - 00:40
Argentines clash with police after fans go on rampage following Germany's victory in World Cup 2014. Natalie Thomas reports.
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Anger on the streets of Buenos Aires after Argentina loses to Germany.
Thousands of football fans had gathered here to celebrate their team's performance in the world cup final.
But hope turned to bitter disappointment after their 1-0 defeat.
Skirmishes broke out between riot police and youths.
Police fired tear gas at the youths who threw rocks and tried to kick down shop fronts.
Local media said fifteen police officers were wounded in the clashes, which continued for more than three hours after the final result.
So far more than fifty people have been detained.
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