Brazil's police crack down on drug gangs

Months ahead of the World Cup, Brazilian police tackle gangs using Sao Paulo airport as a trafficking gateway.

    With the Football World Cup just months away, Brazil's police have been cracking down on drug gangs, focusing on a major gateway - Sao Paulo international airport.

    Hundreds of drug mules try their luck with the border authorities there each year.

    Al Jazeera's Gabriel Elizondo reports from Sao Paulo.

     

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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