14 October 2012

BRASIL : Police Invade Rio Favelas...Kill 5 Suspected Narcos.

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     Another 'pacification' raid by 2,000 special police/BOPE...of 2 Rio favelas...Morro do Jacarezinho and Manguinhos...left at least 5 suspected narcos dead.
     Police used helicopters and 13 armored vehicles to begin the clean-up of the notorious crack cocaine areas.
     51 suspected narcos were arrested before the raid.
     Police have been cleaning up shantytowns surrounding Rio...with mixed results...for months...ahead of the 2014 World Cup.