Members of the Brazilian Military Police special unit Choque, patrol during an operation in the Rocinha favela in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photo: AFP

‘Secret snipers’ deployed in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro to take down armed suspects

  • In January and February 2019, 305 people were killed by police, according to government statistics
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Members of the Brazilian Military Police special unit Choque, patrol during an operation in the Rocinha favela in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photo: AFP
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