RIO DE JANEIRO – A gang of gunmen roared to a bar in Belem city in Brazil's northern state of Para and opened fire,
Police reported that seven gunmen were involved in the attack, which also wounded one person, according to the G1 news website
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The news outlet said the attackers arrived at the bar on one motorcycle and in three cars
At the end of March, the federal government sent National Guard troops to Belém to reinforce security in the city for 90 days
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A Para State spokeswoman, Natalia Mello, said only: "A massacre is confirmed."
State communications officers stopped answering phone calls
Military and civil police in Para State also did not answer phone
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