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Brazil: Reporter assaulted live on air

"Reporter Tarsilla Alvarindo, who is part of the Record team in Bahia, was assaulted live this Monday (Jan. 16). She and the team were harassed while covering the death of a motorcyclist on one of the city's main avenues.

According to the professional, the victim's relatives were reportedly annoyed by her presence at the scene. 'One of them punched me in the face,' she said.

The journalist was reporting on the incident when she was interrupted by two men. She was accompanied by cameraman George Luís and driver Marcos Oliveira, who were also assaulted."

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