2 Dead, 16 Injured in Honduras Football Riot: Fans, Police Clash
2 people were killed and 16 injured as rioting and gunfire erupted at a football match in Honduras on Sunday night between fans of the Olimpia and Motagua teams.
Protesters clashed with police officers who were shown beating civilians with clubs. LiveLeak has video of the shocking incident: Fans beaten and shot in post-match rioting in Honduras
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A fight between fans at a Honduran football game has left two people dead, including a 12-year-old boy. Fire department chief Carlos Cordero said fans of the Olimpia and Motagua teams fought each other "with everything they had in their hands". The rioters also battled police who tried to restore order. Gunfire rang out, killing the boy and a 35-year-old man. Sixteen people were injured, including six who were shot. It was unclear what provoked the rioting on Sunday night. The violence erupted amid tension over 28 June's military ousting of President Manuel Zelaya.
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East Harbour, The Bay Islands, Honduras