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Rio slum raid

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Rio de Janeiro's slums were raided early Sunday morning by over 1,500 police and troops.
Brazil's powerful PCC gang has threatened to launch attacks during next year's FIFA World Cup, which it has dubbed the "World Cup of terror."
Rio slum raid

Paramilitary police personnel patrol an alley during a raid at Rocinha shantytown in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on September 14, 2012.

Christophe Simon