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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - National security forces are employing operations in the Vila do João favela community, part of the Complexo da Maré in Zona Norte (North Zone) of Rio de Janeiro, twenty minutes from the Maracanã Stadium where the Olympic Games Opening ceremony was held five days earlier.

The military action is in response to yesterday's shooting attack on soldiers that mistakenly entered the Vila do João neighborhood by local drug gangs, referred to as traficantes.

The soldiers were shot at when they took a wrong turn following a . . .

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