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Police raid in Rio de Janeiro slam leaves dozens dead

Police targeting drug traffickers raid favela in Brazil's Rio de Janeiro leaving at least one officer and 24 suspects dead

5/7/2021 3:15:00 AM
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Police targeting drug traffickers raid favela in Brazil 's Rio de Janeiro leaving at least one officer and 24 suspects dead

A massive police operation against drug traffickers in a Brazil ian favela left 25 people dead, turning a Rio de Janeiro neighbourhood into a battlefield and drawing condemnation from rights groups.

Police reject execution claimsOne woman said that she saw police kill a badly wounded man she described as helpless and unarmed who they found after he had fled into her house.Felipe Curi, a detective in Rio’s civil police, denied there had been any executions. “There were no suspects killed. They were all traffickers or criminals who tried to take the lives of our police officers and there was no other alternative,” he said during a press conference.

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Police had to struggle to enter the favela because of concrete barriers built by the criminals, according to the detective. Shooting spread throughout the community. During the operation, several people Curi described as criminals invaded neighbouring houses trying to hide.

Six were arrested, he said.The police also seized 16 pistols, six rifles, a submachine gun, 12 grenades, and a shotgun.Service on a subway line was temporarily suspended “due to intense shooting in the region,” according to a statement from the company that operates it. Earlier, two subway passengers were injured when a stray bullet shattered the glass of one car. headtopics.com

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