12 dead, including 1 solder, in shootouts in Rio de Janeiro

  • A suspect is detained during an operation at the Complexo de Alemao slum, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. At least 11 people have been killed during shootouts involving military personnel and police in Rio on Monday. Since February, the military has been in charge of security in the state of Rio de Janeiro, which is struggling to curb a spike in violence. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

  • Police officers patrol the Complexo de Alemao slum during an operation in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. At least 11 people have been killed during shootouts involving military personnel and police in Rio on Monday. Since February, the military has been in charge of security in the state of Rio de Janeiro, which is struggling to curb a spike in violence. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

RIO DE JANEIRO — At least 11 suspects and one soldier died during shootouts with military personnel and police in greater Rio de Janeiro on Monday as violence erupted in several areas of the city that hosted the Summer Olympics two years ago.

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