2 Persons Shot Dead At Rio Olympics.

Meziesblog: Reaching Beyond the Skies

Image shows Brazil police at work.

Latest reports from Brazil confirm two persons have been shot dead– one mugger was killed near the Rio Olympic stadium where the opening ceremony was held while another woman was also killed very close to one of the Olympic sites. The events occurred early Sunday morning.

Security of visitors, contestants and even citizens remain a big challenge for the police.

A total of 85,000 soldiers have been deployed to enforce strict obedience to the laws of the country.

Rio police said in a statement that a man was mugging people near the Maracana stadium when he was intercepted by one of the police officers sent from another area of Brazil to Rio as part of the huge reinforcements.

“The man was carrying out assaults when a military police officer… shot him,” the statement said.

Image shows Rio police at work.

A few hours before the…

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