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Members of the Special Reaction Force, a combined army-police unit, participate in a presentation ceremony prior to their deployment to deal with gang violence in San Salvador, El Salvador April 20, 2016. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas (Newscom TagID: rtrlseven801281.jpg) [Photo via Newscom]
Members of the Special Reaction Force, a combined army-police unit, participate in a presentation ceremony prior to their deployment to deal with gang violence in San Salvador, El Salvador April 20, 2016. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas (Newscom TagID: rtrlseven801281.jpg) [Photo via Newscom]

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US-funded police linked to executions in El Salvador

The US has quietly funded and equipped elite paramilitary police officers in El Salvador who are accused of illegally executing gang members.

US-funded police linked to executions in El Salvador

The US has quietly funded and equipped elite paramilitary police officers in El Salvador who are accused of illegally executing gang members.