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Brazil violence: Murders on the rise in Rio de Janeiro

Violence is on the rise in Rio de Janeiro, with experts saying the Brazilian city is experiencing its worst security crisis in more than a decade. Sixty-five police officers have been killed so far this year.

Violence is on the rise in Rio de Janeiro, with experts saying the Brazilian city is experiencing its worst security crisis in more than a decade.

Sixty-five police officers have been killed so far this year.

And the city’s slum-dwellers say the situation is only getting worse.

 

Al Jazeera’s Teresa Bo reports from Rio de Janeiro.