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Police posts attacked by drug gangs

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RIO DE JANEIRO — Rio de Janeiro police say suspected drug gang members have attacked three of the so-called police pacification posts set up recently in slums.

At least one policeman was shot and wounded Thursday night, while the police outpost — a cluster of metal shipping containers — located near the slum that Pope Francis visited last year was burned.

It’s the latest violence to hit Rio just before the city is set to host several matches during the…

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