Sunday, November 11, 2012

At least 140 people murdered as wave of killings sweeps Sao Paulo

Killings in Sao Paulo began sharply increasing in September, a month in which 144 people were killed, the department's website says. It says a total of 982 homicides took place in the city during the first nine months of the year.

The victims included 90 police officers, most of them gunned down while off duty.

http://www.smh.com.au/world/as-least-140-people-murdered-as-wave-of-killings-sweeps-sao-paulo-20121111-2960p.html