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August 3, 1988 | RICHARD BOUDREAUX, Times Staff Writer
U.S.-backed rebels ambushed a crowded ferryboat in southeastern Nicaragua on Tuesday, killing two passengers and wounding 27 others, including a prominent New York clergyman, according to Sandinista government and witness accounts. It was the highest reported casualty toll in a single incident since Sandinista and Contra forces agreed on March 21 to a truce in their six-year-old war.
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August 3, 1988 | RICHARD BOUDREAUX, Times Staff Writer
U.S.-backed rebels ambushed a crowded ferryboat in southeastern Nicaragua on Tuesday, killing two passengers and wounding 27 others, including a prominent New York clergyman, according to Sandinista government and witness accounts. It was the highest reported casualty toll in a single incident since Sandinista and Contra forces agreed on March 21 to a truce in their six-year-old war.
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