Brazilian indigenous leader killed

Gurani tribal leader shot dead in killing which police believe may be linked to dispute with ranchers.

The leader of a Brazilian indigenous tribe has been killed in shooting at his community’s camp.

Witnesses say Nisio Gomes, the spiritual leader of the Gurani tribe, was shot dead by masked gunmen.

Police suspect cattle ranchers may have ordered the attack in the latest confrontation between indigenous groups and wealthy landowners.

Al Jazeera’s Gabriel Elizondo reports from Sao Paulo.

Source: Al Jazeera

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