Military Operation Deploys 4,000 Armed Forces in Rio Today

Armed Forces are in Complexo do Lins in Zona Norte, and Pavão-Pavãozinho, Cantagalo, Babilônia and Chapéu Mangueira, in the Zona Sul today.

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Approximately 4,000 soldiers from the Armed Forces and the Civil and Military Police are being used in an operation today in favela communities in the north and south of Rio de Janeiro, according to a government news agency. This is a continuation of the military operations in these areas over the last month.

A statement released by the Joint Command, which includes the Army, Navy and Air Force, reports that the military are in the communities of the Complexo do Lins in the Zona Norte (North Zone), and in the . . .

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