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June 21, 1988
At least 54 people were killed or wounded in El Salvador's civil war during the past week, including two children who died when a grenade exploded, reports from both sides indicated. The armed forces press office in San Salvador said seven rebels were killed and 16 wounded while six soldiers died and 23 were wounded in the week of fighting.
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January 5, 1991 | From Times Wire Services
Preliminary investigations by U.S. forensic experts strongly suggest that leftist Salvadoran rebels shot two U.S. servicemen dead as they lay wounded after guerrillas shot down their helicopter, which also carried a third American, a source close to the investigation said Friday. The rebels, meanwhile, denied executing the three, and called on the Bush Administration to support a negotiated end to El Salvador's 11-year-old civil war. The U.S.
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July 9, 1989 | From United Press International
Doctors on Saturday reattached the retina of an elderly nun who was shot in the head last month in El Salvador, but they were unsure whether she would regain significant vision in her left eye. Sister Mary Stanislaus Mackey was in stable condition at St. Joseph Hospital after three hours of surgery, a spokeswoman said. Mackey was shot in a possible robbery attempt. She had an operation last week to remove bullet fragments.
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July 18, 1989
Heavy gunfire erupted at El Salvador's national university during clashes in the capital between students and soldiers in which at least eight students were wounded, witnesses and radio reports said. Rifle and machinegun fire and occasional explosions could be heard outside the University of El Salvador, which the armed forces views as a bastion of support for the country's leftist rebels.
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January 5, 1991 | From Times Wire Services
Preliminary investigations by U.S. forensic experts strongly suggest that leftist Salvadoran rebels shot two U.S. servicemen dead as they lay wounded after guerrillas shot down their helicopter, which also carried a third American, a source close to the investigation said Friday. The rebels, meanwhile, denied executing the three, and called on the Bush Administration to support a negotiated end to El Salvador's 11-year-old civil war. The U.S.
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July 4, 1985 | DAN WILLIAMS, Times Staff Writer
A Salvadoran judge, saying recent testimony was vague and contradictory, refused Wednesday to order the arrest of a Salvadoran officer linked to the 1981 slayings of a land reform official and two U.S. labor advisers. The Salvadoran attorney general's office said it will appeal the judge's action and try to have the officer, Capt. Eduardo Avila, jailed and tried.
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July 9, 1989 | From United Press International
Doctors on Saturday reattached the retina of an elderly nun who was shot in the head last month in El Salvador, but they were unsure whether she would regain significant vision in her left eye. Sister Mary Stanislaus Mackey was in stable condition at St. Joseph Hospital after three hours of surgery, a spokeswoman said. Mackey was shot in a possible robbery attempt. She had an operation last week to remove bullet fragments.
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