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By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Some ninety pieces of artillery suspected of being able to fire on aircraft were seized yesterday during an operation by police in Rocinha, the largest favela in Brazil which sits in Rio’s Zona Sul (South Zone). Twelve people were arrested in the operation which involved 65 officers from a number of police divisions.

The police force included members from intelligence, counter-narcotics, theft and also the police helicopter squadron, officials said. No . . .

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