[uam_ad id="317182"]

By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — Police have confirmed that the object that injured a journalist during a Thursday evening protest over an increase in city bus fares was not thrown by police forces. Cameraman Santiago Ilídio Andrade from TV Bandeirantes was struck in the head as he filmed the demonstration in Rio de Janeiro's downtown area.

Andrade suffered an injury to the head late Thursday evening during protests at the Central do Brasil, a hub of transportation in Rio, against a five percent Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?