Troops occupy Rio slum in "historic" operation (Reuters)




 
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Troops occupy Rio slum in "historic" operation     (Reuters)
 
November 13th, 2011  
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Troops occupy Rio slum in "historic" operation     (Reuters)
Reuters - Three thousand troops backed by helicopters and armored cars occupied Rio de Janeiro's largest slum without firing a shot on Sunday, the biggest step in the Brazilian city's bid to improve security and end the reign of drug gangs.

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