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Brazil: 25 killed in police raid on drug traffickers in Rio de Janeiro

At least 25 people, including a police officer, were killed in a shootout on Thursday during an operation against drug traffickers in Rio de Janeiro’s Jacarezinho slum, police said. Suspects tried to escape across rooftops as police entered the slum in armoured vehicles and helicopters flew overhead, local media footage showed. Bullets fired during the […]