Police Kills Two People in Rio’s Vidigal Favela, Says Witness

Our reporter says he saw two dead bodies and one injured woman in a truck.

By Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - A Rio Times Reporter says he was witnessing this Tuesday (13th) a police raid in Rio's Vidigal Favela, one kilometer away from Rio neighborhood Leblon.

It started at 11 am and went on an entire day.












The situation at 11 am:

*There are 10-15 military police officers
*There is No Bope (Special Police Operations Battalion), No armor car yet
* Two residents killed
* Intense gunshots, AK 47, automatic weapons, grenades.
* Five Police officers are stuck in the middle of ROAD 25 . . .

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