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UPP Captian Killed in Complexo do Alemão: Daily

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A Pacifying Police Unit (UPP) Captain is dead after being shot on Thursday, September 11th during a confrontation between police and drug-trafficking suspects in Complexo do Alemão, one of the largest favela communities in Zona Norte (North Zone) of Rio de Janeiro.

Uanderson Manoel da Silva, Captain of the Nova Brasília UPP, was shot in the chest around 5:30 PM during the confrontation. Silva was taken . . .

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