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Rio police seize large drugs haul
Eight shot dead in Rio drug raid Map of Engenho da Rainha Brazil

year 2011 Top ^

  The group died in two separate exchanges of gunfire - lasting several hours - in the Engenho da Rainha neighbourhood

year 2010 Top ^

  Brazilian police and troops say they have found a large haul of drugs after storming a major drug traffickers' stronghold

year 2009 Top ^

  Twelve people, including 2 police officers, were killed when their helicopter was shot down over the neighborhood known as Morro dos Macacos

year 2007 Top ^

Jun.27 Police kill 13 suspected drug traffickers
  A huge operation aimed at ending a war between authorities and gangs that has raged for nearly 2 months in a slum

year 2003 Top ^

Feb.27 Army on street for carnival
  The government for the first time sending troops onto the streets following a wave of violence by drug gangs

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