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5 Salvadorans face trial in missionary murders

By Compiled From Wire Service Dispatches With Analysis From Monitor Correspondents Around The World, Edited By Anne Collier / November 17, 1982

San Salvador

A Salvadoran judge ruled that five national guardsmen must stand trial in connection with the killing of four US women missionaries nearly two years ago, the court secretary said.

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The decision brings to an end hearings into the evidence against the guardsmen which have been going on since February, when they were formally charged. A trial date has not yet been set.