Brazil : Civilian deaths increase as urban warfare continues

Rio de Janeiro is experiencing its worst wave of violence in a decade.

    Rio de Janeiro is experiencing its worst wave of violence in a decade.

    Thousands of soldiers have been deployed to the Brazilian city to fight its powerful drug gangs.

    It has resulted in an urban crime war with a fast-growing number of innocent victims.

    Al Jazeera’s Joao da Silva reports.


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