One Dead in Illegal Deforestation Raid in Northern Brazil

Two men involved in illegal logging hid and began shooting at the policemen. In the ensuing exchange of fire, one of the illegal loggers died..

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A man has died during a raid to fight illegal deforestation in the northern Brazilian state of Roraima, the country’s environment agency IBAMA said.

IBAMA and State Police agents found illegal logging in a forest area close to the city of Rorainopolis, in Roraima State . . .

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