State of Emergency continues in six departments of Peru due to presence of Shining Path

Posted on July 8, 2012 • Filed under: Crime, Peru, Shining Path, Terrorism

The letter dictated by the executive of Peru noted that as of July 9 will be extended for 60 days a state of emergency due to the presence of the paramilitary group the Shining Path and people involved in drug trafficking. The Executive Branch of Peru, the extension of the state of emergency for 60 days, in the departments of Huanuco, San Martin and Ucayali, in the presence of paramilitary groups Shining Path who act in this area. The legislation “is due to continuous movement of the organization remaining Shining Path terrorist columns distributed in various rural areas of the Huallaga (selva central), so it requires the presence of the state through the police,” reports a Supreme Decree published in the newspaper El. Read Article

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