Massacre in Brazil - 11 people killed in bar | Eurasia Diary -

19 September, Thursday

Massacre in Brazil - 11 people killed in bar

Politics A- A A+

A gang of gangmen attacked bar in Brazil and killed 11 people.

The G1 news website reported police reported that seven gunmen were involved in the attack in Belém city in the northern state of Pará, which also wounded one person, who is now in police protection, The Guardian reported.

Almost all the victims had been shot in the head, G1 reported the secretary of public security in Pará, Ualame Machado, as saying.

“Of course we have some lines of investigation, which are confidential, but all of them will be analysed very carefully, very strictly,” Machado told a news conference on Sunday. As of Sunday afternoon, a motive remained unclear and no one had been arrested.

A Pará state spokeswoman, Natalia Mello, said only: “A massacre is confirmed.” State communications officials stopped answering phone calls. Military and civil police in Pará state also did not answer phone calls or respond to emails.


Report a mistake by marking it and pressing Ctrl+Enter

EurasiaDiary © Must be hyperlinked when used.

Follow us:
Twitter: @Eurasia_Eng
Facebook: EurasiaEng