Gang leaders recruit teenagers in Peru

Gang leaders target young men fresh out of jail and encourage them to commit murder.

    Gang leaders in Peru are recruiting teenagers to carry out some of their worst crimes.

    They have targeted young men fresh out of jail and are now encouraging them to commit murder.

    Al Jazeera’s Mariana Sanchez reports from Trujillo, the heart of gang warfare in Peru.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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