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Brazilian government mobilises the army in Rio to improve safety

Brazilian government mobilises the army in Rio to improve safety

The Brazilian government also has army units mobilized to ensure the safety in Rio de Janeiro to improve in the run-up to the world-famous carnival. In total, the nine thousand soldiers deployed in force to contain, especially now that politiestakingen threaten.

Since Wednesday, patrolling the heavily armed soldiers in the streets, on the boulevards, on the beach, such as that of Copacabana. The carnival of Rio starts in about a week.

From different sides there is to president Michel Temer urged the army also during that festival supervision. After the Olympics, the situation has greatly deteriorated. Robberies and shootings are the order of the day.

In the neighbouring state of holy spirit Santo, who led a strike of the police to a wave of violence, with more than 140 dead.

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