Rescuers work on the site of the crash of the Cessna 560XL aircraft carrying the presidential candidate of the Brazilian Socialist Party (PSB) party Eduardo Campos in Santos, Sao Paulo state, Brazil, on August 13, 2014. AFP PHOTO/Ricardo Nogueira
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Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos was killed in a plane crash on Wednesday, local television channel GloboNews reported, throwing the country's October election into disarray and knocking local financial markets lower.A source in the PSB confirmed Campos was on the plane, but Reuters was not able to immediately confirm his death.GloboNews said seven people were on board the plane.Campos, 49, had the support of about 10 percent of voters in recent polls. Brazil's main stock index lost as much as 2 percent following initial reports that Campos was on the crashed plane, but later pared losses to just over 1 percent.
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