Mystery man raises Peru hostage fears
Wednesday 08 January 1997
Police and military officers denied that the man, who appeared to be wearing combat gear and carrying an automatic rifle, was one of their commandos.
If not, he could have been one of the 20 Tupac Amaru guerrillas, holding 74 hostages in the Japanese ambassador's residence, going back in. The only other possibility was that a Tupac Amaru guerrilla from outside had slipped through police lines to join his comrades, security experts said. Phil Davison - Lima
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