Security Apps Help Users Avoid Shooting Incidents in Violent Cities

July 07, 2017 01:09 AM
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Street violence and gang shootings are on the rise in many big cities worldwide. Brazil's Rio de Janeiro sees an average of 15 gun battles a day, and innocent bystanders are often caught in the crossfire. But people in Rio can now avoid street violence thanks to several smartphone apps. VOA's Zlatica Hoke has more.