By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Federal highway police officers protecting a convoy transporting uranium to one of Brazil's nuclear plants in Angra dos Reis engaged in a gunfight with armed hostiles who shot at the convoy early Tuesday (March 19th) afternoon.
"During an escort mission at Angra dos Reis...near the town of Frade on the BR-101 highway, armed individuals shot at federal highway police officers who reacted," said a statement from the Federal Highway Police. “The escort team continued normally. Nobody was arrested or injured."
The uranium convoy started at the town of . . .