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    Brazilian police clash with gangs in Rio

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    Police in Brazil say they have pushed members of a powerful drug gang out of the sprawling Vila Cruzeiro shantytown in Rio de Janeiro following six days of deadly gun battles.

    Many gang members have now fled into a neighbouring shantytown, as police continue their crackdown on drug gangs in the city.

    Al Jazeera's Gabriel Elizondo reports from Rio de Janeiro.