Wed | Jun 19, 2019

Brazil officials report 'massacre'; media say 11 dead at bar

Published:Sunday | May 19, 2019 | 6:09 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian authorities say there has been a "massacre" in the country's northern Pará state without releasing any details, while Brazilian news media say gunmen attacked a bar in Belem City and killed 11 people.

The G1 news website says police reported that seven gunmen opened fire on a bar. G1 says police also report one wounded in the attack.

A Pará state spokeswoman, Natalia Mello, says she can only "confirm" there was a massacre in the state.