Wave of murders hit Brazil’s largest city

Murder spree in Sao Paulo started when a drug gang began shooting off-duty police in acts of revenge.

Brazil’s largest city of Sao Paulo is experiencing a sudden increase in murder cases.  There were over 30 murders in the state over the weekend – most in Sao Paulo itself.

The murder spree started when the city’s largest drug gang, the PCC, began shooting off-duty police as revenge for police killing gang leaders.

Al Jazeera’s Gabriel Elizondo reports from Sao Paulo. 


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