Rio de Janeiro Brazil: Five suspected drug traffickers killed in favela operation by police

Posted on October 14, 2012 • Filed under: Brazil, Crime, Police/Military Activity, TRAVEL reported that authorities in Rio de Janeiro are accelerating the occupation of favelas dominated by drug trafficking, with a view to the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympics, and that is always dead and wounded. This very morning, during an operation in a favela of Rio capital, five suspected drug traffickers were killed in a shootout with law enforcement. Read Article

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