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15 hurt after car slams into crowd at Brazil's Copacabana Beach

15 hurt after car slams into crowd at Brazil's Copacabana Beach
From CBC - January 18, 2018

A motorist who says he lost control of his car drove into the crowded seaside boardwalk along Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday evening, injuring at least 15 people, authorities said.

Brazilian military police said in an emailed statement there was no indication that the incident was a terrorist attack. Several European and American cities have seen terrorist attacks in which drivers plowed into crowds.

Police have arrested the driver, who told them he had not been drinking but had lost control of his car. He also said that he suffered from epilepsy, according to the police statement.

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