Eleven People Killed in Reported Gun Attack at Bar in Belém

A gang of gunmen reportedly attacked a bar in the capital of Pará state Sunday afternoon, and authorities said eleven people were killed.

By Newsfeed/AP

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A gang of gunmen roared up to a bar late Sunday in Belém, the capital city of Brazil’s northern state Pará, and opened fire, killing six women and five men, media reports said.

State officials would only confirm that “a massacre” occurred but gave no details.

The G1 news website said police reported that seven gunmen were involved in the attack, which also wounded one person. The news outlet said the attackers arrived at the bar on one motorcycle and in three cars.

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