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Guatemala ex-soldiers sentenced 6060 years in prison

08-03-2011 14:39 BJT

Family members of former soldier Reyes Collin Gualip (C, back facing camera), on trial for accusations of massacre during the civil war, embrace after his sentence was read at the Supreme Court in Guatemala City August 2, 2011. Guatemala on Tuesday sentenced four soldiers, including Gualip, who belonged to an elite unit known as the Kaibiles, to 6,060 years of prison each, in the first conviction for a massacre during the country's brutal 36-year civil war. More than 200 people were killed when Guatemalan soldiers attacked the northern village of Las Dos Erres in 1982 at the height of Guatemala's civil war. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo)

 

People react after hearing the sentence of four former soldiers involved in the civil war massacre, at the Supreme Court in Guatemala City, August 2, 2011. Guatemala on Tuesday sentenced four soldiers, who belonged to an elite unit known as the Kaibiles, to 6,060 years of prison each, in the first conviction for a massacre during the country's brutal 36-year civil war. More than 200 people were killed when Guatemalan soldiers attacked the northern village of Las Dos Erres in 1982 at the height of Guatemala's civil war. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo)

 

Former soldier Carlos Antonio Carias (C) is escorted by the police after his sentence was read at the Supreme Court in Guatemala City, August 2, 2011. Guatemala on Tuesday sentenced four soldiers including Carias, who belonged to an elite unit known as the Kaibiles, to 6,060 years of prison each, in the first conviction for a massacre during the country's brutal 36-year civil war. More than 200 people were killed when Guatemalan soldiers attacked the northern village of Las Dos Erres in 1982 at the height of Guatemala's civil war. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo)

 

Editor:Wang Xiaomei |Source: Xinhua

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