Violent protests mar reburial of Peron

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The body of Argentine strongman Juan Domingo Peron arrived at a new mausoleum for his reburial Tuesday, greeted by the cheers but also a violent scene as rival groups hurled rocks at one another.

As Peron's cortege traveled from downtown Buenos Aires to the new mausoleum at his former weekend estate, thousands of weeping admirers tossed carnations and confetti.

Many in the crowd at the rural mausoleum, while awaiting the caravan, scattered and at least two men were seen bleeding after the first burst of violence. Scores of riot police swarmed the estate, repulsing groups of attackers with rubber bullets and tear gas.

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