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10 bank robbers shot dead in Brazil

Graphic Photos: 10 bank robbers shot dead in Brazil

At least 10 bank robbers were shot dead on Thursday, April 4 after Brazilian military police busted a gang trying to blow up ATM machines near Sao Paulo, officials said.

10 bank robbers shot dead in Brazil

A manhunt is under way for the rest of the assailants after they fled two banks in Guararema municipality, 80 kilometres north-east of Brazil’s biggest city, the Sao Paulo state government said in a statement.

Some of the attackers forced their way into a house where they held the occupants hostage.
The hostages were later freed by military police.
10 bank robbers shot dead in Brazil 10 bank robbers shot dead in Brazil
Around 25 assailants were involved in the early morning raid, according to the statement.

During a search of the area police found seven rifles, four pistols, explosives and bullet-proof vests.
Brazilian TV showed one of the banks targeted by the gang was located next to a police station. The other bank was at the end of the same street.

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10 bank robbers shot dead in Brazil 10 bank robbers shot dead in Brazil

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10 bank robbers shot dead in Brazil

10 bank robbers shot dead in Brazil

10 bank robbers shot dead in Brazil

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