Favela gangster falls over cliff after gun battle with police


From Rio Brazil, a battle between police and drug traffickers took place on a hilltop favela. Special police forces(BOPE probably) arrested drug dealers and seized weapons and drugs.n Sounds of gunfire and grenade explosions can be heard. Eight or so gangsters were arrested. Two were wounded by bullets and six others surrendered when they were cornered in the woods, near the highest part of the slum.n Three died during the shootout, three police officers got injured. One of the gangsters was hiding on a hill slope, as you see, was hit by a bullet and fell over 100 meters to his death. Police did not say whether the suspect was killed by gunfire or by the fall.

Date: October 13, 2016