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Peru / Lima Hostage Crisis / The Raid #415628

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Apr 24, 1997
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(Studio: Hilary Bowker) The emergence of differing stories about the Peruvian commando raid on the Japanese diplomatic compound in Lima, Peru, where hostages had been held noted.

(Lima: John Zarrella) The raid reviewed; scenes shown of hostages fleeing, soldiers around the buildings, Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori touring the wrecked building with dead bodies still there and the funeral for Peruvian judge and two soldiers who were killed in the raid. [Former hostage Father Juan Julio WICHT, Japanese MAN - (thru translator) describe what happened.] [Canadian ambassador to Peru Anthony VINCENT - comments.]

Bowker, Hilary;
Zarrella, John

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