Raid on drug gang in slum sandwiched between posh tourist meccas leads to hours-long gun battle between cops and criminals
A fatal gun battle in a Rio slum calls into question whether police reacted with needless violence.
A 20-year-old state beauty queen died in a gun battle between soldiers and the alleged gang of drug traffickers she was traveling with in a scene befitting the hit movie "Miss Bala," or "Miss Bullet," about Mexico's not uncommon tie...
At least 43 people were killed in what is being described as the worst gun battle with drug gangs in recent memory.
The shootout erupted during a raid on drug traffickers in a the Pavao-Pavaozinho slum, which is between the ritzy Copacabana and Ipanema