Funeral held for slain Brazilian teens

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 13 September, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 13 September, 2012, 11:50am


The mother of one of six teenagers found dead in Mesquita, a town north of Rio, reacts during their funeral on Tuesday. The bodies of the six youths aged 15 to 19 were found naked with gunshot wounds and signs of torture wrapped in sheets. Police backed up by military armoured vehicles seized control of the suburban Rio slum after the murders.
Photo: Reuters