Brazil Temer: Car rams gate of presidential palace

A car has rammed the gate of the Brazilian president's palace in the capital Brasilia as pressure grows on Michel Temer to resign, according to BBC

Security forces fired warning shots and the driver, who is underage, was detained, a government statement said.

Mr Temer was not in the Alvorada Palace at the time.

Brazilian media have shown footage of a gate lying on the ground along with what appear to be a number of spent bullet cartridges.

Earlier, a Supreme Court judge sent a charge of corruption against President Temer to Congress - the next move in a process which could see him removed from office and face trial.

Mr Temer has been indicted for arranging to receive millions of dollars in bribes from a meat-processing company.

He has denied any wrongdoing.

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