RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Criminals fleeing a State Police operation in Jacarezinho, in the North Zone of Rio, on Monday morning, October 19th, hijacked a service train by Supervia, the concessionaire operating Rio de Janeiro's urban trains.
At least 10 armed men overpowered two engineers at Triagem Station and forced them to proceed to Mangueira, about 1.5 km ahead. After the hijacking, employees needed psychological assistance, but no one was injured.
Supervia reported that it was in contact with the authorities "to provide all its assistance and available to support the investigation of the case and in the . . .