Federal troops and police prepare Rio slum offensive (Reuters)




 
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Federal troops and police prepare Rio slum offensive      (Reuters)
 
November 27th, 2010  
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Topic: Federal troops and police prepare Rio slum offensive (Reuters)


Federal troops and police prepare Rio slum offensive      (Reuters)
Reuters - Backed by armored personnel carriers and 800 soldiers, police prepared a major offensive on Friday to occupy one of Rio de Janeiro's largest slums where heavily armed drug traffickers bunkered up after days of violence.

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