You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login

Reply #15: Peru interior minister: deadly attack on police station not sign of new insurgency group [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » Places » Latin America Donate to DU
struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-02-08 01:21 PM
Response to Reply #13
15. Peru interior minister: deadly attack on police station not sign of new insurgency group
Posted on November, 6 at 7:35 pm

Interior Minister Luis Alva Castro rejected claims that a new insurgency is responsible for the attack on an Ocobamba police station in Perus southern Apurmac department ...

Officers at the station said 70 to 80 people attacked them on November 1, killing police Lt. Colonel Hctor Zegarra, and wounding three others. Authorities maintained the attack was orchestrated by drug traffickers trying to recuperate 180 pounds of cocaine paste confiscated days earlier.

... sociologist Jaime Antezana ... said the attack has less to do with recuperating cocaine paste and more with a new internal armed conflict and resurgence of Shining Path activity in Peru ... He added that drug barons who finance the drug trade should be the main concern, not the Shining Path ...
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top

Home » Discuss » Places » Latin America Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators

Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC