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December 7, 1987 | United Press International
Torrential rains triggered floods and a mud slide that ripped through a tropical town in Peru's coffee-growing region, leaving at least 60 people dead or missing, police said Sunday.
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February 21, 1990 | Reuters
Flash floods, mudslides and lightning killed at least 13 people in Peru's southern Andean highlands Monday night and Tuesday, civil defense authorities said.
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February 21, 1990 | Reuters
Flash floods, mudslides and lightning killed at least 13 people in Peru's southern Andean highlands Monday night and Tuesday, civil defense authorities said.
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December 7, 1987 | United Press International
Torrential rains triggered floods and a mud slide that ripped through a tropical town in Peru's coffee-growing region, leaving at least 60 people dead or missing, police said Sunday.
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June 19, 1986 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO,, Times Staff Writer
Peruvian troops and paramilitary police Wednesday night stormed three prisons that had been seized earlier by jailed Maoist guerrillas in dawn revolts. The inmates were holding at least nine hostages as well as weapons captured from the guards. Unconfirmed reports reaching the Peruvian Interior Ministry late Wednesday spoke of as many as 50 dead in fighting between Peruvian marines and Sendero Luminoso (Shining Path) prisoners at El Fronton Prison on an island off the Peruvian coast.
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March 2, 1998 | SEBASTIAN ROTELLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After climbing aboard a police helicopter bound for the next destination in his whirlwind crusade against El Nino, President Alberto Fujimori did what he often does at such moments. He took a nap. Fujimori donned earphones handed to him by a military aide, gestured and smiled at two passengers to make room for him on their bench seat and lay down.
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June 19, 1986 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO,, Times Staff Writer
Peruvian troops and paramilitary police Wednesday night stormed three prisons that had been seized earlier by jailed Maoist guerrillas in dawn revolts. The inmates were holding at least nine hostages as well as weapons captured from the guards. Unconfirmed reports reaching the Peruvian Interior Ministry late Wednesday spoke of as many as 50 dead in fighting between Peruvian marines and Sendero Luminoso (Shining Path) prisoners at El Fronton Prison on an island off the Peruvian coast.
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