9h 50min, dec 12, 1981 y - Army leaves El Mozote and conducts similar killings in nearby hamlets
After leaving El Mozote, the Battalion conducts a similar killings in Los Toriles. According to one witness, "'They just lined the people up against a wall and shot them with machine guns. The people fell like trees falling”' (pg 81). The Atlacatl Battalion then leaves and heads for the guerrilla stronghold in La Guacamaya.
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The Massacre at El Mozote
A timeline of Mark Danner's account of the 1981 massacre at ...