Dozens dead after Rio de Janeiro slum raid

Updated May 25 2022 - 7:01pm, first published 6:57pm
A police raid targeting a Rio de Janeiro drug trafficking gang has resulted in 25 deaths.

At least 25 people have been killed during a police raid at the Vila Cruzeiro favela, an impoverished district in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, the G1 news portal reported.

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