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Brazil grandstand collapses injures 60

RIO DE JANEIRO -- At least 60 people were injured Sunday when part of a grandstand collapsed minutes before the start of the final game of the Brazilian soccer championship, hospital officials said.

None of the 60 people was seriously hurt, although some received fractures as a result of the collapse, a hospital spokesman said. Six children were among those injured.

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The accident occurred at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, where Flamengo was due to play Botofago for the Brazilian soccer championship. The game was played and ended in a 2-2 tie, giving Flamengo the title.

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