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A truck burns during a wave of gang violence in the Conjunto Palmeiras neighborhood of Fortaleza, in Ceara state, Brazil, on Thursday.

Brazil troops deploy to stop criminal attacks in northern city

A burned out bus in Fortaleza. Troops from Brazil's ...

A special deployment of Brazilian troops has been deployed in the northern city of Fortaleza with

Brazil,National troops were sent to Fortaleza to help halt the surge in violence in

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Brazil: Troops deployed in Fortaleza to stop attacks by criminal gangs

Brazilian military patrol in Jacarezinho favela in Rio de Janeiro on January 18, 2018.

A firefighters putting out a burning truck and car during a wave of gang violence in

Troops subjected those entering and leaving the favelas to identity checks [Apu Gomes/AFP

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Armed Forces take up position during a operation after violent clashes between drug gangs in Rocinha Brazilian ...

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Rio de Janeiro's slums are notorious for crime, violence and drug wars (AFP Photo. Thousands of Brazilian troops ...

Brazilian soldiers march during the annual Independence Day military parade on September 7, 2017, in Rio de Janeiro. Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images ...

Brazilian troops stand guard in Rio de Janeiro's Rocinha favela, where

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... A bank destroyed by criminal gangs in Fortaleza, Brazil

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Brazilian army officers patrol a street in Rio de Janeiro on Dec. 6, following

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Brazil troops deploy to stop criminal attacks in northern city

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Brazilian army military police patrol an alley in the Rocinha favela in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on September 25, 2017. Shootouts had erupted in several ...

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Troops target was to stop gangs behind a surge in brazen robberies of commercial trucks.

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The troops were part of 8,500 deployed to the city last month in a tacit acknowledgement

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Some 500 Brazilian soldiers were sent to Rio de Janeiro's violent Rocinha favela to help police

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Brazilian Military service members execute a motorized patrol in Maré shanty town, in March 2014. (Foto: Brazilian Army)

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A Brazilian Army soldier stands guard over the "Linha Amarela" (yellow line)

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Thousands of soldiers were deployed in the state to restore law and order

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Policemen and journalists take cover during an operation to fight heavily armed drug traffickers at the

Two men sit near a grassy verge having been detained by the armed military troops on

Firefighters put out torched vehicles on a street after attacks in the city of Fortaleza, northeastern Brazil, Thursday.

Brazilian soldiers detain a suspected criminal (Reuters/P. Whitaker)

Brazil police operation (picture-alliance/AP Images/S. Izquierdo)

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Heavily armed police officers walk outside the Agricultural Penitentiary of Monte Cristo, after dozens of inmates were killed, in Boa Vista, Roraima state, ...

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Residents gather round the bodies of suspected drug traffickers in the City of God favela in

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Security forces say three rival drug gangs have come together to carry out more than 160 attacks in retaliation for a proposal to end the practice of ...

Residents walk past Brazilian soldiers during an operation against drug dealers in Rio de Janeiro on July 26, 2018. (Pilar Olivares/Reuters)

A Brazilian army soldier patrols the Barbante favela, in Rio de Janeiro, in November

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Four people lie face-down in the street as military troops check them with two

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Police gather evidence on Jan. 5, 2019, at a bank destroyed by a

Brazil deploys troops to stop violence in Fortaleza

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A map of Brazil showing the city of Fortaleza

A truck burns during a wave of gang violence in the Conjunto Palmeiras neighborhood of Fortaleza, in Ceara state, Brazil, on Thursday.

A truck burns during a wave of gang violence in Brazil's northeastern Ceara state, in

A special deployment of Brazilian troops has been deployed in the northern city of Fortaleza with

A firefighters putting out a burning truck and car during a wave of gang violence in

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Close to 300 members of the force arrived in the state capital, Fortaleza, and more than 10 other cities across Ceara on Friday in a bid to halt the rampage ...

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Brazilian soldiers march during the annual Independence Day military parade on September 7, 2017, in Rio de Janeiro. Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images ...

A special deployment of Brazilian troops began fanning out in the northern city of Fortaleza Saturday with orders to stop a spike in violent attacks by ...

Brazil troops deploy to stop criminal attacks in northern city

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A police officer takes a position during an operation in the Rocinha favela in Rio de

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Policemen and journalists take cover during an operation to fight heavily armed drug traffickers at the

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A Brazilian drug gang member checks his mobile phone in a slum in Rio de Janeiro

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 21: A boy waits as Brazilian soldiers search

Image. The federal government has deployed hundreds of soldiers to try to contain the violence ...

A Brazilian army soldier patrols the Barbante favela, in Rio de Janeiro, in November

Residents walk past Brazilian soldiers during an operation against drug dealers in Rio de Janeiro on July 26, 2018. (Pilar Olivares/Reuters)

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Brazilian troops in during Siege of Paysandu, 1864.

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High command of the Brazilian Imperial Army in 1885.

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, seen here receiving military honors at an air base in Brasilia

Armed Brazilian forces during an operation against organised crime in a Rio favela

Fifty-six people were killed during a riot at COMPAJ prison in Manaus, Brazil

Brazilian President Michel Temer signed an order on Feb. 16 giving the military broad power to crack down on gang-related violence in Rio.

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... of a drug gang was shot and killed after stealing a vehicle in São João de Meriti in Rio de Janeiro State.CreditDado Galdieri for The New York Times

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Patrolling a favela near Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport in Rio de Janeiro. EPA/Sergei Ilnitsky

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