On May 20, 2007 six people were killed and about 50 injured in a blast at a market in the city of Juliaca in southern Peru
On this day in 2002 a car bomb exploded outside the American embassy in Lima, Peru late in the night, killing at least eight people and injuring 30 more.
On this day in 1982 members of the Peruvian terrorist group Sendero Luminoso attacked a police station/penal institution in the city of Ayacucho, killing two officers
On this day in 1970, the leftist Uruguayan Tupamaro terrorist group kidnapped and later killed US diplomat Dan Mitrione in Montevideo.
On this day in 1997, a 4-month hostage taking at the Japanese Embassy in Peru ended with the deaths of 14 MRTA Marxist terrorists.
On this day in 1983, the Sendero massacred 69 peasants in the village of Lucanamarca in Peru with axes, machetes and guns.
Does the death of a terrorist leader have a significant impact on the group success? Is it important to take out the head of a terrorist organization? What comes next?