Massacre in El Salvador in 1982
Santa Rita massacre
Journalists at the site of the massacre.
Location Near Santa Rita Coordinates 14°05′N 89°02′W / 14.083°N 89.033°W / 14.083; -89.033 Date 17 March 1982 Around 5:00pm (–6 UTC) Target Dutch journalists FMLN guerrillas
Massacre Weapons M16s and M60s   Deaths 8    Injured 1  Perpetrator Atonal Battalion
Santa Rita massacre (Spanish: ) occurred near the town of Santa Rita in Chalatenango, El Salvador, on 17 March 1982. Masacre de Santa Rita  During the massacre, soldiers from the Atonal Battalion attacked and killed four Dutch journalists and a disputed number of guerrillas from the Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front (FMLN).
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