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Police shootout at Rio de Janeiro favela kills more than 20

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Police in Rio de Janeiro raided the Vila Cruzeiro favela before dawn Tuesday. Authorities said more than 20 people were killed in a fierce firefight. The operation was aimed at locating and arresting criminal leaders, police said. It comes one year after a raid of the Jacarezinho favel a that left 28 people dead.
1 month ago·Riode Janeiro, Brazil

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Times of India

rio: Police shootout at Rio de Janeiro favela kills more than 20

Rest of World News: Rio de Janeiro: Police in Rio de Janeiro raided the Vila Cruzeiro favela before dawn Tuesday in an operation that prompted a fierce firefight and auth.

1 month ago·Mumbai, India
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Reuters

Eleven dead in police raid on drug traffickers in Rio de Janeiro

Eleven people were shot dead in a slum on the north side of Rio de Janeiro early on Tuesday during a police raid to capture heads of a drug-trafficking organization, police said. The deaths included a woman who was hit in the exchange of gunfire between gang members and police in the Vila Cruzeiro favela, as Rio slums are called.

1 month ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

Brazil: at least 21 people killed during police raid in Rio favela

Death toll puts the incident among Rio’s deadliest police operations in recent history

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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News18 India

Brazil Drug Bust: Police Shoot Dead At Least 21 People in Rio de Janeiro Slum

Residents said on social media that heavy shooting began in darkness at 4 a.m. in a wooded area next to Vila Cruzeiro, sparking fear and panic in the slum

1 month ago·India
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abc News

Police raid in Rio de Janeiro favela kills at least 10

Police in Rio de Janeiro have raided the Vila Cruzeiro favela in an operation that prompted a fierce firefight

1 month ago·United States
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CNN

Police raid leaves at least 22 dead in Rio de Janeiro

At least 22 people have died in the bloody aftermath of a raid carried out by Rio de Janeiro's military police on Tuesday.

1 month ago·Atlanta, United States
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