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.