Three killed in electoral campaign shooting in Brazil



Three people were shot dead and a deputy state governor was wounded on Wednesday when a disgruntled city employee opened fire on a campaign rally motorcade in central Brazil ahead of municipal elections on Sunday that have turned violent.
A candidate for city council and a security guard were killed by the gunman, a 53-year-old driver, who also died in a shootout with Vice Governor José Eliton's bodyguards, officials in the town of Itumbiara in Goias state said.
The shooting follows a wave of killings of local politicians in the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro in recent months that law... read more

 
29 September 2016 in World News, Views: 38
Source: Reuters
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