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  • El padre murió en su domicilio, la esposa e hijos fueron raptados y posteriormente asesinados.
  • El grupo fue raptado la noche de ayer y llevado a una hacienda en la región metropolitana de Belo Horizonte.
  • A unos se les raptaba y llevaba a la Rusia Soviética.

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