Peru Shining Path Guerrilla Gets 30 Years
A Shining Path guerrilla was sentenced to 30 years in prison for a 2002 car bombing that killed 10 people outside the U.S.
Embassy, three days ahead of a visit by President Bush, officials said Friday. Wilbert Elqui Meza was convicted late Thursday night, court spokesman Edilberto Valenzuela told The Associated Press. The car bomb exploded March 20, 2002, in an outdoor shopping plaza across from the fortress-like U.S. Embassy in Lima. In additon to the deaths, 30 people were wounded. Bush went ahead with his visit to Peru despite the
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