Major Police Operations in Rio: Daily

By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Special divisions of Rio de Janeiro’s Polícia Militar (Military Police, PM) have seized arms and drugs, as well as making over fifty arrests, in the second day of a major operation aimed at drug trafficking and the vehicle theft in a number of districts throughout the Rio metropolitan area.

Raids began again early on Thursday morning, with a number of battalions from across Rio involved, including the PM's Batalhão de Choque (Shock Batallion, "BPChoque").

Thursday - the second day of the operation - ended with a total of . . .

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