Suspects who allegedly took a family hostage are arrested after violent clashes with Brazilian Army soldiers in the Alemao slums of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Monday. Photo: Reuters

11 suspects and two soldiers dead after thousands of Brazilian troops storm Rio favelas

4,200 soldiers, backed by armoured vehicles and aircraft, took part in the raids

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Suspects who allegedly took a family hostage are arrested after violent clashes with Brazilian Army soldiers in the Alemao slums of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Monday. Photo: Reuters
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