Brazil probes 'Amazon massacres' by illegal miners

Authorities in Brazil are investigating the reported massacre of up to 10 members of an isolated Amazonian tribe. It is believed that the indigenous people were killed by gold miners, who reportedly bragged about the attack afterwards.

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    Authorities in Brazil are investigating the reported massacre of up to 10 members of an isolated Amazonian tribe.

    It is believed that the indigenous people were killed by gold miners, who reportedly bragged about the attack afterwards.

    Al Jazeera's Lucia Newman reports from the Javari Valley.


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