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May 20, 2007: Backpack full of dynamite explodes at Peru market

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

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March Today in Terrorism

March 2, 1982: Sendero Luminoso initiates jail break in Peru

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

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Vehicle bombing in Peru (July 16, 1992)

On this day in 1992, the Peruvian terrorist group Sendero Luminoso set off a vehicle bomb in Lima killing 25 people and wounding a further 155.