Guatemala: Congress on fire after protesters storm building

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Hundreds of anti-government protesters in Guatemala have vandalised and set fire to parts of the Congress building, before being dispersed by riot police.

The building in Guatemala City was empty at the time of the attack, which lasted for about 10 minutes.

The fire services have managed to put the fire, but the extent of the damage is not yet known.

The protesters are opposed to the a budget, which was approved by Congress on Wednesday night.

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