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WORLD IN BRIEF : PERU : Maoist Guerrillas Kill 62 Indians

August 21, 1993|From Times Staff and Wire Reports

Sendero Luminoso guerrillas attacked Ashaninka Indian communities along the banks of a jungle river valley in central Peru, killing up to 62 villagers and wounding 34 others, officials in Lima said. Local officials said the attack was the second by the Maoist Sendero Luminoso, or Shining Path, this week. On Monday guerrillas killed eight people in another village.

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