Brazilian police sniper kills Rio bus hijacker; no hostages hurt

Police officers are seen on the Rio-Niteroi Bridge, where security forces shot dead a man who hijacked a commuter bus in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil August 20, 2019. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – A police sniper in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday shot dead a man who had hijacked a bus on a bridge across Guanabara Bay and taken 37 people hostage, in a dramatic end to an incident that underlined the daily grind of violence in the Brazilian city. The hijacking, from […]

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