List of massacres in Brazil

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The following is a list of massacres that have occurred in Brazil (numbers may be approximate):

Name Date Location Deaths Notes
Candelária massacre July 23, 1993 Rio de Janeiro 8
Carandiru massacre October 2, 1992 São Paulo 111
Complexo do Alemão massacre June 27, 2007 Rio de Janeiro 19
Eldorado dos Carajás massacre April 17, 1996 Pará 19
Haximu massacre 1993 Haximu, Brazil 16-73
Helmet Massacre 1988 Benjamin Constant, Amazonas 4 19 wounded
Rio de Janeiro school shooting April 7, 2011 Tasso da Silveira Municipal School (Escola Municipal Tasso da Silveira), Realengo, Rio de Janeiro 12 20 wounded. All children aged 10–13.
1989 Santa Elmira massacre 1989 Rio Grande do Sul 19 400 injured
Vigário Geral massacre August 29, 1993 Rio de Janeiro 21
Parque Oeste massacre February 16, 2005 Goias 2 40 wounded. Unknown missing. Over 20 killed in aftermath.
Campinas massacre December 31, 2016 Campinas 13 15 wounded
2017 Manaus prison riot[1] January 1, 2017 Manaus 56

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