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Shining Path's Return Raises Violence In Peru

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Shining Path's Return Raises Violence In Peru

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Shining Path's Return Raises Violence In Peru

Shining Path's Return Raises Violence In Peru

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The Shining Path appears to be re-emerging in Peru. Last month, 17 government soldiers and five civilians were killed in the jungle by the group. Back in the 1980's and 90's the Maoist revolutionaries, under the leadership of Abimael Guzman, fought a fierce war that threatened the Peruvian government. But the group largely fell apart after Guzman's capture in 1992.

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