Death Toll In Gunfight In Rio De Janeiro Subway Rises To 25 - Reports

MOSCOW (Pakistan Point News / Sputnik - 06th May, 2021) One police officer and 24 suspects were gunned down in an altercation in the subway of Rio de Janeiro, G1 website reported on Thursday.

Two train passengers and two police officers were injured in this gun fight, which was set off by the police operation aiming to clamp down on illegal drug trafficking.

The number of victims in a police operation became the highest since 2016, when the government began keeping such statistics, G1 said.