At least 14 killed in Peru attack before presidential election

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    Peru’s military says at least 16 people, including two children, have been killed in an area known for cocaine production.

    The killings happened less than two weeks before Peruvians elect a new president, in a runoff between right-wing Keiko Fujimori and left-wing Pedro Castillo.

    Al Jazeera’s Mariana Sanchez reports from Lima, Peru.

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