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15 March 2006

Associated Press

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — The recovery of stolen weapons won't stop the army from searching shantytowns for the bandits who took them, security officials said Wednesday. The army announced Tuesday that it had recovered the 10 assault rifles and a pistol stolen from an army barracks on March 3 by seven gunmen wearing army-issue camouflage gear and ninja masks. The robbery triggered a massive military operation, with some 1,600 troops occupying 10 shantytowns... (

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