Two men died in BOPE ELITE SQUAD operation

Diones Nunes da Silva and Fabricio de Souza Melo, both 25, were killed in confrontation with the Special Operations Battalion (BOPE), in a raid of police on Saturday morning in the community of Maré Favela. They were brought with life to Bonsucesso General Hospital at around 9:30 am, but according to information provided by the hospital, not resisted.

The operation began around 7am, when the intelligence received information about drug trafficking in the region. According to the battalion, the two homes began shooting when the Caveirão entered the community.