9,000 soldiers sent to Rio de Janeiro ahead of potential police strike

By CNC

Added On February 15, 2017

  • Military members patrol on the Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Feb. 14, 2017. Around 9,000 soldiers from the Brazilian army were deployed to Rio de Janeiro Tuesday ahead of a potential police strike, the Ministry of Defence announced. (Xinhua/Fabio Motta/AGENCIA ESTADO)

  • Military members patrol on the Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Feb. 14, 2017. Around 9,000 soldiers from the Brazilian army were deployed to Rio de Janeiro Tuesday ahead of a potential police strike, the Ministry of Defence announced. (Xinhua/Fabio Motta/AGENCIA ESTADO)

  • Military members patrol on the Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Feb. 14, 2017. Around 9,000 soldiers from the Brazilian army were deployed to Rio de Janeiro Tuesday ahead of a potential police strike, the Ministry of Defence announced. (Xinhua/Fabio Motta/AGENCIA ESTADO)

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