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Edith Lagos Saez
|Born||November 27, 1962|
|Died||September 2, 1982(aged 19)|
|Battles/wars||Internal conflict in Peru|
In 1980, Lagos escaped the Ayacucho jail after a Shining Path detachment blew a hole in the jail wall. She spent the next two years promoting Shining Path and participating in their operations.
In 1982, Lagos was killed in Umaca, Peru, in a shootout with police and paramilitary forces. She was buried in Ayacucho. It was estimated that up to 30,000 people attended the funeral. Lago's tomb was later bombed by the Rodrigo Franco Command.
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