823.00 Revolutions/334: Telegram

The Chargé in Peru (Burdett) to the Secretary of State

105. Faucett plane returned to Lima last night. Pilot reports he was fired upon over Laredo, rebels holding suburb of Trujillo July 12, 5 p.m., fighting continues, Government shooting all prisoners caught with arms. Now verified that non-combatants were killed and many atrocities committed by both sides.

Whyte is safe at Salaverry but reports he cannot communicate with Trujillo.