Children among 13 dead in bank heists
Brazilian authorities say that at least 13 people have been killed in two attempted bank robberies.
Military police in the northeastern state of Ceara say the attempted heists began in the downtown area of the city of Milagres.
The robbers at one bank had taken several people hostage when police surrounded the area. A firefight broke out, leaving several dead. Authorities have yet to identify the dead. The mayor of Milagres told local media that two children, between 10 and 13 years old, were killed.