A man with a gun takes over a bus and a special unit is shot dead Brazil 21 August 6:27
On the 20th in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, South America, a man with a gun hijacked a bus and stood up with 37 passengers as a hostage, but after about three hours he was shot dead by a special police unit. There was no injury to the passengers.
After 5:00 am on the 20th, local time, a 20-year-old man with a gun took over a bus heading from the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro to the center.
The man also had gasoline and a lighter and stood up with 37 passengers and hostages hostaged, but after about three hours he was shot dead by a special police unit. There was no injury to the passengers.
The bus stopped to block the road on a bridge connecting the suburbs of Rio de Janeiro and the center, and many police officers surrounded it, so the area was temporarily noisy with refugees.
In response to the incident, President Borsonaro announced that the Rio de Janeiro police had a great success.
In Brazil, about 70,000 citizens are killed each year by being involved in crimes, and President Borsonaro is strengthening the crackdown by encouraging the use of highly killable guns.