Police officers detain several men after riot police fired tear gas and used water cannons to restrain a group of youths who hurled rocks and vandalized store fronts at a rally to celebrate Argentina’s gutsy performance in a 1 0 loss to Germany in the World Cup finals, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday, July 13, 2014. Maglia Scottie Pippen Police said more than a dozen officers were injured and many more were arrested.cheap jerseys The chaotic situation marred what was an otherwise spontaneous gathering of support for Argentina’s national team after its best World Cup run in 24 years. Riot police fired tear gas and rubber bullets late Sunday to restrain a group of vandals who disturbed a peaceful rally celebrating Argentina’s gutsy performance in a 1 0 loss to Germany in the World Cup finals. Parents with small children could be seen fleeing in fear after police, who initially remained on the sidelines as jubilant fans poured into downtown Buenos Aires, began chasing down the vandals on motorcycles. Orlando Magic The youths, many of them with their faces covered and drinking heavily, responded by hurling rocks, destroying store fronts and even breaking into a theater.
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