>> A spike in murders in Brazil, as soldiers patrol the streets in Espirito Santo State. More than 100 homicides reported in just six days, after police walked off the job demanding better pay. Schools and shops are now closed. Public transportation ground to a halt, as the military tries to contain chaos.
Some citizens are running scared.>>
> There has been a drop in customers. And we've also seen problems with trying to leave certain areas. There are no buses, there's no security for getting home safely. Business is complicated.>> Brazil is in the midst of economic crunch, making it tough to keep even basic public services going.
With visitors staying away, amid security fears.>>
There are now fears that strikes could spread to other states, struggling to pay their police.