Brazil police kill three robbers during dramatic airport heist

Brazil police kill three robbers during dramatic airport heist
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  • calendar-gray 18 October 2019

Brazilian police on Thursday shot dead three armed robbers after they broke into an international airport cargo terminal and fled with cash, shooting at security guards and police in the process, local authorities said, APA reports quoting Reuters.

Two of the men were killed while fleeing the Viracopos International Airport in the city of Campinas, near Sao Paulo, while the third ran to a house and took a family hostage.

A sniper killed the armed man later on Thursday afternoon and the family was freed unharmed, police said.

Two private security guards were shot and injured in the robbery but remain alive.

Kənan Hacıyev

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