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Brazil police detain 11 in World Cup city

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Photo - A press photographer helps a Brazil soccer fan affected by tear gas when she got caught up in clashes between police and protesters while trying to reach the stadium for the opening World Cup soccer game in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, June 12, 2014.  Brazilian police clashed with anti-World Cup protesters trying to block part of the main highway leading to the stadium that was hosting the opening match between Brazil and Croatia. (AP Photo/Nelson Antoine)
A press photographer helps a Brazil soccer fan affected by tear gas when she got caught up in clashes between police and protesters while trying to reach the stadium for the opening World Cup soccer game in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, June 12, 2014. Brazilian police clashed with anti-World Cup protesters trying to block part of the main highway leading to the stadium that was hosting the opening match between Brazil and Croatia. (AP Photo/Nelson Antoine)
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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian police say 11 protesters were detained in the northeastern city of Salvador during a small protest against the World Cup soccer tournament.

A group of about 100 protesters in the city of Salvador — where the Netherlands beat Spain 5-1 on Friday — tried to march toward the FIFA Fan Fest viewing area.

Before the protesters could get within several blocks of the Fan Fest area, police opened fire with stun grenades and tear, halting their march.

Police say some of the group smashed the windows of nearby businesses, including a car dealership.

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