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Gang hits gem-cutting plant in Brazil, flees with hostages

Police commandos from an anti-kidnapping unit conduct a drill in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on January 13, 2012. Military police killed one of Brazil's most wanted men after his gang spectacularly blasted its way into a gem-cutting plant Sunday, traded fire Military police killed one of Brazil's most wanted men after his gang spectacularly blasted its way into a gem-cutting plant Sunday, traded fire with police and made off with nine hostages. "We have not had contact with the criminals to negotiate the hostages' release.