Peruvian Troops Capture Shining Path Leader

Peruvian Troops Capture Shining Path Leader

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Peruvian woman via Fincaperu.netPeruvian troops have captured the wounded leader of a remnant of the once-powerful Shining Path rebel group, effectively dismantling a well-armed outlaw band that lived off the cocaine trade, Peru’s president has said.

President Ollanta Humala, a former army lieutenant colonel, flew to the remote coca-growing Upper Huallaga Valley to congratulate the police and soldiers who had snared Comrade Artemio and two fellow rebels.

(READ the AP story in the Guardian)

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