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Hostage Seize Ends at Peru Police Station

More than 100 fighters in an armed nationalist group that seized a remote Peruvian police station and took officers and soldiers hostage surrendered to authorities Tuesday and freed their 17 captives, officials said.The surrenders came in waves. Former army Maj. Antauro Humala turned himself in to National Police chief Felix Murazzo at the town’s municipal building before dawn Tuesday. But about 125 of his followers remained barricaded inside with the hostages. Hours later at midday, dozens of fighters in combat fatigues walked out of the station without their weapons. Flashing “V” signs for victory, many of the members of Humala’s xenophobic fringe group climbed into three buses provided by the police and were driven away.Full Story

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