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Peruvian rebel storms government party HQ

By Compiled From Wire Service Dispatches With Analysis From Monitor Correspondents Around The World, Edited By Linda Feldmann / July 13, 1983



Lima, Peru

A left-wing guerrilla commando blasted the headquarters of the government party here with dynamite and submachine-gun fire, killing three people and wounding 32, police said.

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Police sources said they believed the attack was the work of the Maoist guerrilla organization Shining Path, which has been conducting a campaign against the conservative government of President Fernando Belaunde Terry for the past three years.