Tourists Robbed in Tijuca Forest: Daily

By Anna Kaiser, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Ten German tourists were robbed at gunpoint on a guided tour in Tijuca National Forest on Thursday morning. The group’s van was intercepted on Estrada da Paineiras by two cars and six armed men. No one was harmed in the holdup, but the group of tourists along with the guide and driver were robbed of their money, electronics, and legal documents, all while one of the tourists had a gun held to his head.

The terrified group reported to O Globo that the police patrolling the area were negligent in . . .

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