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A band of more than 100 Maoist guerrillas hacked and shot to death 14 Peruvian peasants they accused of supporting President Alan Garcia, witnesses said in Ayacucho, Peru. The witnesses, four of whom suffered machete wounds in the attack, said guerrillas of the Sendero Luminoso (Shining Path) movement sacked their village of Huallao, about 60 miles northeast of Ayacucho.


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