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Police helicopter crashes amid shootouts in Rio - The Guardian

At least 12 people are killed as gunfire is reported across city, highlighting fears of public security crisis. Jonathan Watts in Rio de Janiero. Sun 20 Nov 2016 14.08 EST First published on Sun 20 Nov 2016 06.03 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on ...and more »

Brazilian military police helicopter crashes during Rio anti-drug operation - ABC Online

A military helicopter that was providing support to a police anti-drug operation in Rio de Janeiro has crashed, killing the four officers on board. Investigators found no bullet holes in the helicopter or in the bodies of the four police officers ...and more »

Brazil: Four dead after police helicopter 'shot down by gang' - BBC News

Four police officers have died after their helicopter crashed over Rio de Janeiro's notorious City of God favela. In video footage of the crash, sustained gunfire can be heard before the helicopter drops from the sky, narrowly missing a main road. The ...and more »

Violence in Rio de Janeiro Claims 5 Police, At Least 7 Civilians - Wall Street Journal

RIO DE JANEIRO—Five police officers and at least seven civilians are dead following a weekend of violence in Rio de Janeiro as the 2016 Olympic host city struggles with a deepening security crisis. Four state military police were killed when their ...and more »

Brazil: No evidence Rio police helicopter was shot down - BBC News

Brazilian authorities investigating a police helicopter crash in Rio de Janeiro say they have found no evidence so far it was shot down. Four officers died when their helicopter crashed over the notorious City of God favela on Saturday. Gang members ...and more »

Police helicopter 'blasted out of the sky' by Rio drugs gang over the notorious City of God favela just five miles ... - Daily Mail

A police helicopter fell out of the sky, killing four officers, amid intense fighting between gangs and law enforcement in Rio. Dramatic footage shows the aircraft spiralling out of control and plunging to the ground, crashing near a major road. A hail ...and more »

No bullet holes found in crashed Brazil military chopper - Daily Mail

SAO PAULO (AP) — Investigators so far have found no bullet holes in a crashed Brazilian military helicopter or in the bodies of four police officers who died when the chopper went down during an anti-drug operation, Rio de Janeiro state's security ...and more »

Brazilian military police helicopter down in Rio, killing 4 - Daily Mail

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A military helicopter that was providing support to a police operation in Rio de Janeiro crashed Saturday evening, killing the four officers on board. The aircraft went down near the City of God slum, military police spokeswoman ...and more »

Rio: 11 dead, vast police sweep in notorious slum - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)

Brazilian police officers patrol in the City of God favela in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on November 20, 2016 © AFP / Yasuyoshi Chiba. By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, Nov 20 – Police in Rio launched a vast operation Sunday in the City ...and more »

Four die after police helicopter 'shot down' over Rio's infamous 'City of God' slum - thejournal.ie

A POLICE HELICOPTER has crashed near one of Rio de Janeiro's impoverished favela neighborhoods, killing four officers after a day of intense gunfire in the area, according to Brazilian police. “We do not yet have information on the causes, an ...and more »