Hundreds of supporters of former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro invaded the headquarters of the National Congress on Sunday, demanding a military coup to overthrow current President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.
A significant number of people related to Bolsonarism went to the legislative headquarters located in the city of Brasiliain order to continue with the protests against the newly assumed government by Lula da Silva.
Wearing T-shirts and Brazilian flags, the protesters they crowded outside the Congress and at one point they decided bursting into the buildingsurpassing the police barrier which had been installed.
brazilian police was forced to confront hundreds of supporters with tear gas of the former president Jair Bolsonaro that they had exceeded the security perimeter and attacked several agents posted on the site.
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A group He managed to climb the ramp and access the buildings of the Chambers of Senators and Deputiesas well as the adjacent gardens, including the presidential palace of Planalto. Likewise, there were other radicals who occupied the meeting rooms and other officesaccording to videos viralized on social networks.
The shocking images captured from the place show to the human tide surrounding the Brazilian parliamentin an open show of rejection of the new government installed on January 1 after the assumption of command Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.
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During these violent protests, Some Legislative Police vehicles were also attacked that provides security to Congress, reports Brazilian media and agencies.
The supporters of former President Jair Bolsonaro They have concentrated on the outskirts of the Brazilian Army barracks since its defeat in the presidential elections of last October 30 and demand military intervention to overthrow Lula da Silvawhom they accuse of having won through alleged electoral fraud.