Viracopos airport robbery ends with three dead and five injured

Federal police officers in the vicinity of the place where the mother and her baby daughter's abductor

Federal police officers in the vicinity of the place where the mother and her baby daughter's abductor were killed

  |  Reuters

Mother and baby have been taken hostage and the kidnapper was killed by the police; flights were affected.

A mega-robbery of a load of money at Viracopos International Airport in Campinas, on Thursday (17), led to flight cancellations, roadblocks and ended with the balance of three dead criminals and five injured people, four of them vigilantes and policemen hit during clashes that lasted for hours.

Among the injured is also a woman taken hostage with her ten-month-old daughter in a house on the outskirts of Campinas. She was allegedly injured in the buttocks by a projectile shard when a criminal was killed by a PM sniper.

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