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More than 30 men suspected in horrific gang rape of 16-year-old in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - MAY 13:  Officers from the CORE police special forces patrol during an operation to search for fugitives in the Complexo do Alemao pacified community, or 'favela' on May 13, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Rio has seen an uptick in violence in its pacified slums. A total of around 1.6 million Rio residents live in shantytowns, many of which are controlled by drug traffickers.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - MAY 13: Officers from the CORE police special forces patrol during an operation to search for fugitives in the Complexo do Alemao pacified community, or 'favela' on May 13, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Rio has seen an uptick in violence in its pacified slums. A total of around 1.6 million Rio residents live in shantytowns, many of which are controlled by drug traffickers. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)  (2014 Getty Images)

Brazilian police say they are hunting for more than 30 men suspected of participating in the gang rape of a 16-year-old over the weekend. The attackers posted pictures and videos of the assault on the unconscious teenager on Twitter.

Police told The Associated Press on Thursday that the girl was assaulted by armed men Saturday while visiting a shantytown on the west side of Rio de Janeiro. She told authorities she regained consciousness Sunday morning.

The video of the rape was first seen in Brazilian social media Tuesday.

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