Peru's Shining Path rebels free 36 hostages: radio




 
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Peru's Shining Path rebels free 36 hostages: radio
 
April 14th, 2012  
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Peru's Shining Path rebels free 36 hostages: radio
LIMA (Reuters) - Some 36 people taken hostage six days ago in a remote jungle region in southern Peru by Shining Path rebels have been freed, local radio RPP said on Saturday, but there were no immediate details as to how. The rebels are holdouts from the Shining Path insurgency that went into Peru's thriving cocaine trade after their Maoist founders were imprisoned in the 1990s. RPP radio said the hostages were safe and in good condition and had walked for hours through the jungle. ...

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