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Brazilian Tries To Kill Olympic Flame, Arrested

Brazilian Tries To Kill Olympic Flame, Arrested

A man has been arrested in Brazil after trying to put out the Olympic flame by throwing a bucket of water over it.


The 27-year-old later told police the act had been a “dare”, police said.


The torch relay will cover 20,000km (12,400 mile) and 300 Brazilian cities before the flame arrives in Rio de Janeiro for the Games opening ceremony.

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