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Police suspect drug dealers in Sao Paulo shooting that killed 7

SAO PAULO, (Reuters) -- Seven people were shot to death early Saturday when three suspected drug traffickers stormed a bar in a poor Sao Paulo neighborhood in what police described asone of the worst shootouts in the Brazilian city this year.

"We are still investigating the motive for the shootout, but looking at the neighborhood, it is highly likely that some drug traffickers were involved," said a police spokesman.The victims were not identified, but police said they and the gunmen could have been part of a drug trade and prostitution network in the city's southern district.