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Peru / Lima Hostage Crisis #375058

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 22, 1997
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(Studio: John Roberts) The raid by the Peruvian army on the Japanese diplomatic compound in Lima where terrorists have held 72 hostages since mid-December reported; scenes shown.

(Lima: Liz Gonzalez) The surprise attack by commandos featured; scenes shown of smoke, explosions, gunfire, soldiers and freed hostages on the roof and the ground. Reports from the Peruvian media that all of the Tupac Amaru terrorists have been killed as well as one hostage noted.

(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Miami: Art Rascon) More footage of the attack on the Japanese diplomatic compound replayed as the latest details are given. The arrival of President Alberto Fujimori at the compound shown.

Reporter(s):
Gonzalez, Liz;
Rascon, Art;
Roberts, John
Duration:
00:03:20

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