Pacification Operation Undertaken In Favela In Rio de Janeiro : News Photo

Pacification Operation Undertaken In Favela In Rio de Janeiro

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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - OCTOBER 06: Special forces soldiers standy by with dogs trained to sniff for drugs and weapons during a 'pacification' operation in the favela complex of Lins de Vasconcelos, in the North Zone, on October 6, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The favela complex, or shanty town, was previously controlled by drug traffickers and will now be occupied by the city's 35th UPP or 'Police Pacification Unit'. The favela pacifications are occurring amid Rio de Janeiro's efforts to improve security ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - OCTOBER 06: Special forces soldiers standy by with dogs trained to sniff for drugs and weapons during a 'pacification' operation in the favela complex of Lins de Vasconcelos, in the North Zone, on October 6, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The favela complex, or shanty town, was previously controlled by drug traffickers and will now be occupied by the city's 35th UPP or 'Police Pacification Unit'. The favela pacifications are occurring amid Rio de Janeiro's efforts to improve security ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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