The Civil and Military Police of Rio de Janeiro confirmed Thursday night (21) the deaths of at least 18 people after a police operation in the Complexo do Alemão favela. This information was given in a conversation with journalists.
According to police officials, it involved 16 suspects, a police officer and a resident. The operation was carried out on Thursday morning by the battalions BOPE and Core.
The military police officer killed during the operation was 38-year-old sergeant Bruno de Paula Costa. According to the MP (Military Police), he worked in the region's UPP (Pacification Police . . .