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Peru uncovers more victims of conflict with Shining Path from 1985| Reuters

Aug 20, 2015    

LIMA Peruvian authorities said on Wednesday that they had uncovered five graves in a remote highland region that likely hold the remains of some 60 people killed in 1985 during Peru's bloody battle against the Shining Path rebel group.Witnesses said a special police force known as the Sinchis had killed the victims - women, children and the elderly who had been sleeping in their homes, according to the office of the attorney general.A forensic team would excavate the remains in Ayacucho, the poor Andean region in southern Peru that was the epicentre of the Shining Path's uprising against the s...

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