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Tourist in Rio shot when Google Maps took her through notorious favela gangland on her way to Christ the Redeemer … – The Sun

The group of tourists – who arrived in Rio last week to attend the Carnival – were trying to get to the city’s famous Christ the Redeemer statue when they made the fateful navigation error. Following directions on Google Maps, the couples drove into one of Rio’s infamous crime-ridden slums, known as favelas, according to O Globo newspaper.

Tourist in Rio shot when Google Maps took her through notorious favela gangland on her way to Christ the Redeemer … – The Sun