A prank by students of Montevideo University on Saturday resulted in the death of one of them.
GV University building (2 shots)
CU and SV Flag flying at half mast.
SV Banners and placards outside University (3 shots)
SV Student hands pamphlet to man in car.
SV Slogans chalked on walls (3 shots)
CU Newspaper headlines (2 shots)
SV PAN roof of University where students hid during violence. (2 shots)
SCU Bullet holes in wall.
CU Corpse in coffin (3 shots)
Initials VS/23.00 VS/23.11
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Background: A prank by students of Montevideo University on Saturday resulted in the death of one of them. The students attempted to stop a bus to collect money from the passengers to buy food for a new canteen. The bus driver started arguing with the students and shots were fired. The students ran into the University grounds. From the top of a building under construction they threw stones at the bus. Police officers were called in and opened fire. A student was shot as he attempted to escape into the building. Yesterday slogans were painted on walls and motorists were handed pamphlets protesting over the police action.