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Thrown toilet bowl kills footie fan.

A FOOTBALL fan was killed when he was struck on the head by a toilet bowl hurled from stadium stands as supporters of rival clubs clashed in north-eastern Brazil, police said.

An officer in the city of Recife said the clash happened at the Arruda stadium after a match between Santa Cruz and Parana.

He said fans ripped three toilet bowls out of stadium lavatories and threw them from the stands. He said one hit and instantly killed a supporter, who was named as Paulo Ricardo Gomes da Silva.

The incident comes six weeks before Brazil hosts the World Cup, where four games are being played in Recife.
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Publication:Liverpool Echo (Liverpool, England)
Geographic Code:3BRAZ
Date:May 4, 2014
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