Militia members torch 35 buses in Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) – A train driver’s cabin and 35 buses were set ablaze in Rio de Janeiro by suspected paramilitary militia members after a police operation killed one of their leaders. State Governor Claudio Castro said the operation killed the nephew and right-hand-man of a militia boss known as “Zhino”, the group’s alleged leader in the region. 12 people were arrested for suspected terrorist actions.


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