Database of terrorist attacks and related events--Johnston's Archive

Lima, Peru--17 December 1996-22 April 1997

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 7 December 2017

Date: 17 December 1996-22 April 1997

Location: Lima, Peru

Type of event: terrorism


23 members of Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement seize Japanese Ambassador's residence, with several hundred hostages, all but 72 later released; Peruvian soldiers storm the compound 22 April and save all but one hostage; 1 hostage, 2 soldiers, and 14 guerillas killed.

Consequences: 17 killed, ? injured


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