Feb 11: Day in pics

Updated: Feb 12, 2013 00:02 IST

A boy holds a drum during carnival parties at Formiga slum in Rio de Janeiro. Formiga is one of Rio's favelas which have undergone a process known as pacification by the state police, in an attempt to quell the violence and push drug gangs out of the slums before the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games. Reuters photo
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A boy holds a drum during carnival parties at Formiga slum in Rio de Janeiro. Formiga is one of Rio's favelas which have undergone a process known as pacification by the state police, in an attempt to quell the violence and push drug gangs out of the slums before the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games. Reuters photo

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