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25 Killed in Shooting During Anti-drug Operation in Rio de Janeiro Favela: Report

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At least two people were wounded when the subway car they were riding in was apparently caught in the crossfire.

A massive police operation against drug traffickers in a Rio de Janeiro favela Thursday left at least 24 suspects and a policeman dead, Brazilian media reports said.

At least two people were wounded when the subway car they were riding in was apparently caught in the crossfire during the early-morning sting on drug traffickers accused of recruiting minors in the impoverished neighborhood of Jacarezinho, on Rio’s north side, news site G1 reported, citing the police.

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first published:May 06, 2021, 22:35 IST