Santa Claus shot down over Rio


Tyr
#1
A chopper carrying Santa Claus was shot down over the Nova Mare slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Sunday, according to a Reuters report. It was en route to a children's party when it was fired on from below.

No one was hurt, according to the Reuters report.

Rio's Nova Mare section, one of the city's 700-plus slums, is an area know for rampant drug trafficking. Police do not patrol these areas regularly but rather raid them from time-to-time with armored vehicles or helicopters. Brazilian authorities say the shooting was likely a case of mistaken identity.

The brave Santa later returned to the Nova Mare region this time by car to distribute the gifts.
 
Artryru
#2
Quote: Originally Posted by Tyr View Post

A chopper carrying Santa Claus was shot down over the Nova Mare slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Sunday, according to a Reuters report. It was en route to a children's party when it was fired on from below.

No one was hurt, according to the Reuters report.

Rio's Nova Mare section, one of the city's 700-plus slums, is an area know for rampant drug trafficking. Police do not patrol these areas regularly but rather raid them from time-to-time with armored vehicles or helicopters. Brazilian authorities say the shooting was likely a case of mistaken identity.

The brave Santa later returned to the Nova Mare region this time by car to distribute the gifts.

Looks like the shooters will be getting lumps of coal in their stockings for the rest of their lives.
 
Spade
#3
Rio is a modern hell. We gringos wash our hands among the innocent, while the people in the favelas...
 
lone wolf
#4
Go faster, you bas*ards
(In hollers and whipsers)
Dog-gone it! Get hoofing!
Come on, guys, get with it!
Up! Over the rooftops!
Up! Up, I say,
Or we’ll be statistics
They’ll read Christmas Day.
 
Tyr
#5
Jaysus!! They're Reindeer, not whitetails

 
Spade
#6
Hi Tyr,
When we eat them, we call them caribou. When they pull Santa's (RIP) sleigh, they're called reindeer. When they laugh when we fall on the ice and bust a pinky, we call the troops!
One pinky short of a full hand,
Cousin Spade
 
shadowshiv
#7
Quote: Originally Posted by Tyr View Post

Jaysus!! They're Reindeer, not whitetails

Is that Sarah Palin or is it the Joker?
 

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