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26 June 2013


RIO DE JANEIRO - At least nine people were shot dead and another nine injured Tuesday in a shoot-out between police and drug traffickers at a slum in Brazil's northern city of Rio de Janeiro, official sources reported. Among the victims is Sgt. Ednelson Jeronimo dos Santos Silva, 42, a deputy officer of Rio's Military Police Special Operations Unit (BOPE). The shooting occurred in the Da Mare housing complex in the Nova Holanda favela (slum) in northern Rio, which has... (

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