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CGTN published this video item, entitled “Brazil Shoot out 25 killed in deadliest Rio police raid” – below is their description.
At least 25 people, including a police officer, were killed in a shootout in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Thursday. The remainder of the deceased were suspected members of a drug gang. So far, at least ten suspects have been arrested. Rio state has suffered for decades from drug-related violence.CGTN YouTube Channel
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Its capital is Brasília, and its most populous city is São Paulo. The federation is composed of the union of the 26 states and the Federal District. It is the largest country to have Portuguese as an official language and the only one in the Americas, as well as the most populous Roman Catholic-majority country.
Its Amazon basin includes a vast tropical forest, home to diverse wildlife, a variety of ecological systems, and extensive natural resources spanning numerous protected habitats. Brazil is classified as an upper-middle income economy by the World Bank and a newly industrialized country.