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Boy killed by flare at Copa Lib game

February 21, 2013
By ESPN staff
A 14-year-old Bolivian boy was killed by a flare allegedly thrown by Corinthians fans during a Copa Libertadores match on Wednesday.

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The incident took place during Corinthians 1-1 draw with San Jose at the Bolivian side's Jesus Bermudez stadium in Oruro, Brazilian and Bolivian media reported on Thursday.

The boy was hit in the eye and died almost instantly, according to the doctor who attended to him in hospital. Bolivian media ...

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