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12 September 2012

Fox News Latino (USA) / EFE

An elite police unit killed nine people during an operation targeting drug traffickers in Varzea Paulista, a city about 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Sao Paulo, Brazilian officials said. Six of the nine suspects killed in Tuesday's operation have been identified and all had lengthy criminal records, the Sao Paulo Security Secretariat said. Forty officers from two squads of the ROTA special operations battalion took part in the operation, which also resulted in the... (

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