"Police of Rio de Janeiro, said on Sunday that took control of the largest stronghold of the drug mafia. In a special operation involved two and a half thousand soldiers and army special forces commandoes. From the air their support helicopters on the ground – tanks.
According to the Brazilian intelligence agencies, took refuge in the slums of several hundred armed drug traffickers. On the eve of the bandits asked to surrender and lay down their arms – but the reaction to the ultimatum of the authorities did not follow. At night, the assault began, which lasted two hours. By the morning of the operation was completed.”