UPP Commander Shot in RIo’s Manguinhos: Daily

By Claire Rivé, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The commander of the Manguinhos community's Police Pacification Unit (UPP) was shot in the leg, while the unit headquarters of UPP Manguinhos were burned down last night (Thursday) as violent clashes between officers from the UPP and residents of the Zona Norte (North Zone) of Rio de Janeiro continue to escalate.

According to the military police, the unit was attacked during a protest against the eviction of occupants from an abandoned . . .

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