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Brazil's military takes over Rio security

People walk as the armed forces members patrol during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil March 7, 2018. Brazil's federal government ordered the army to take over command of police forces in Rio de Janeiro state in a bid to curb violence driven by drug gangs. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

People walk as the armed forces members patrol during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil March 7, 2018. Brazil's federal government ordered the army to take over command of police forces in Rio de Janeiro...more

People walk as the armed forces members patrol during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil March 7, 2018. Brazil's federal government ordered the army to take over command of police forces in Rio de Janeiro state in a bid to curb violence driven by drug gangs. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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Armed forces members remove barricades during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Armed forces members remove barricades during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Armed forces members remove barricades during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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Armed forces members patrol during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Armed forces members patrol during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Armed forces members patrol during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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An armed forces member removes barricades during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

An armed forces member removes barricades during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

An armed forces member removes barricades during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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An armed forces member patrols during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

An armed forces member patrols during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

An armed forces member patrols during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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Armed forces members remove barricades during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Armed forces members remove barricades during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Armed forces members remove barricades during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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An armed forces members patrol during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

An armed forces members patrol during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

An armed forces members patrol during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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An armed forces members remove barricades during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

An armed forces members remove barricades during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

An armed forces members remove barricades during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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An armed forces members patrol during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

An armed forces members patrol during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

An armed forces members patrol during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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An armed forces members patrol during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

An armed forces members patrol during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

An armed forces members patrol during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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An armed forces members remove barricades during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

An armed forces members remove barricades during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

An armed forces members remove barricades during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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An armed forces members remove barricades during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

An armed forces members remove barricades during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

An armed forces members remove barricades during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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A man rides a bicycle with a girl as they past in front of an armed forces members, during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

A man rides a bicycle with a girl as they past in front of an armed forces members, during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

A man rides a bicycle with a girl as they past in front of an armed forces members, during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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An armed forces member patrols during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Alianca slum, in Rio de Janeiro February 27, 2018. 

REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

An armed forces member patrols during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Alianca slum, in Rio de Janeiro February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

An armed forces member patrols during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Alianca slum, in Rio de Janeiro February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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An armed forces members patrol the area close to a barricade during an operation against drug dealers in Jardim Catarina slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

An armed forces members patrol the area close to a barricade during an operation against drug dealers in Jardim Catarina slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

An armed forces members patrol the area close to a barricade during an operation against drug dealers in Jardim Catarina slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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Armed forces members patrol during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Alianca slum, in Rio de Janeiro, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Armed forces members patrol during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Alianca slum, in Rio de Janeiro, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Armed forces members patrol during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Alianca slum, in Rio de Janeiro, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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An armed forces member patrols during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Alianca slum, in Rio de Janeiro, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

An armed forces member patrols during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Alianca slum, in Rio de Janeiro, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

An armed forces member patrols during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Alianca slum, in Rio de Janeiro, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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An armed forces member patrols during an operation against drug dealers in Jardim Catarina slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

An armed forces member patrols during an operation against drug dealers in Jardim Catarina slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

An armed forces member patrols during an operation against drug dealers in Jardim Catarina slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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A boy walks past an armed forces member, during an operation against drug dealers in Jardim Catarina slum, in Rio de Janeiro, March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

A boy walks past an armed forces member, during an operation against drug dealers in Jardim Catarina slum, in Rio de Janeiro, March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

A boy walks past an armed forces member, during an operation against drug dealers in Jardim Catarina slum, in Rio de Janeiro, March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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An armed forces member inspects a public transport vehicle during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum, in Rio de Janeiro, February 23, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

An armed forces member inspects a public transport vehicle during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum, in Rio de Janeiro, February 23, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

An armed forces member inspects a public transport vehicle during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum, in Rio de Janeiro, February 23, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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An armed forces member patrols during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Alianca slum, in Rio de Janeiro, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

An armed forces member patrols during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Alianca slum, in Rio de Janeiro, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

An armed forces member patrols during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Alianca slum, in Rio de Janeiro, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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An armed forces member patrols during an operation against drug dealers in Coreia slum, in Rio de Janeiro, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

An armed forces member patrols during an operation against drug dealers in Coreia slum, in Rio de Janeiro, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

An armed forces member patrols during an operation against drug dealers in Coreia slum, in Rio de Janeiro, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Members of armed forces patrol the Kelson's slum during an operation against crime in Rio de Janeiro, February 20, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Members of armed forces patrol the Kelson's slum during an operation against crime in Rio de Janeiro, February 20, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Members of armed forces patrol the Kelson's slum during an operation against crime in Rio de Janeiro, February 20, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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Members of the armed forces review documents of residents during an operation against crime at the Kelson's slum in Rio de Janeiro, February 20, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Members of the armed forces review documents of residents during an operation against crime at the Kelson's slum in Rio de Janeiro, February 20, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Members of the armed forces review documents of residents during an operation against crime at the Kelson's slum in Rio de Janeiro, February 20, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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A military police officer patrols the Kelson's slum during a joint operation with the armed forces in Rio de Janeiro, February 20, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

A military police officer patrols the Kelson's slum during a joint operation with the armed forces in Rio de Janeiro, February 20, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

A military police officer patrols the Kelson's slum during a joint operation with the armed forces in Rio de Janeiro, February 20, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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A woman buys fruits from a street vendor as armed forces members patrol during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum, in Rio de Janeiro, February 23, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

A woman buys fruits from a street vendor as armed forces members patrol during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum, in Rio de Janeiro, February 23, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

A woman buys fruits from a street vendor as armed forces members patrol during an operation against drug dealers in Vila Kennedy slum, in Rio de Janeiro, February 23, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Military police officers patrol the Kelson's slum during an operation against crime in Rio de Janeiro, February 20, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Military police officers patrol the Kelson's slum during an operation against crime in Rio de Janeiro, February 20, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Military police officers patrol the Kelson's slum during an operation against crime in Rio de Janeiro, February 20, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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Members of the armed forces patrol the Kelson's slum during an operation against crime in Rio de Janeiro, February 20, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Members of the armed forces patrol the Kelson's slum during an operation against crime in Rio de Janeiro, February 20, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Members of the armed forces patrol the Kelson's slum during an operation against crime in Rio de Janeiro, February 20, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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