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Brazil bus hijacker shot by police; hostages freed

Brazil bus hijacker shot by police; hostages freed

Published:20 August 2019

A gunman holding a busload of passengers hostage in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday was shot dead by police, local media reported, ending the hours-long hijacking.

Rio de Janeiro | A gunman holding a busload of passengers hostage in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday was shot dead by police, local media reported, ending the hours-long hijacking.
At least 16 people were trapped on the bus after it was commandeered by the gunman on a heavily transited bridge connecting Rio with the neighboring city of Niteroi.


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