World IN BRIEF : PERU : Thousands March to Protest Strike

From Times Staff and Wire Reports

Thousands of Peruvians gathered in Lima for a "march for peace" against violence by the Sendero Luminoso (Shining Path) guerrilla movement, while transport in the city was crippled by a general strike called by the guerrillas. Army troops and police filled the streets to prevent disturbances during the strike called by Shining Path in support of its nine-year-old war to overthrow the government.

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