Amid pandemic, fewer buses are torched in Brazil

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Photo: Marcelo Camargo/ABr

A study by an association of urban transport companies shows that 97 buses were torched in Brazil last year, the lowest number since 2012.

Since 2013, when a hike in bus fares in São Paulo sparked a wave of protests which took the country by storm, over 2,100 buses were vandalized and torched.