Lima Writethru

Jon Miller reports from Lima on the aftermath of yesterday's spectacular military raid which ended the four-month hostage crisis at the Japanese ambassador's residence. Security forces began removing the bodies of the fourteen leftist rebels killed in the attack, and deactivating mines the guerrillas had planted around the compound. More details are emerging about the lightning-quick raid, which freed seventy-one hostages. One hostage and two government soldiers were killed in the assault.



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