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Vigilante attack

<p>Alejandra Maria Torres stands topless on a street after being beaten, doused with gasoline and lit on fire during a lynching in Guatemala City, December 15, 2009. Passengers of a public bus accused Torres and three men, who escaped on foot, of participating in an armed robbery. Torres was taken into custody after police arrived on the scene. 



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Alejandra Maria Torres stands topless on a street after being beaten, doused with gasoline and lit on fire during a lynching in Guatemala City, December 15, 2009. Passengers of a public bus accused Torres and three men, who escaped on foot, of...more

Alejandra Maria Torres stands topless on a street after being beaten, doused with gasoline and lit on fire during a lynching in Guatemala City, December 15, 2009. Passengers of a public bus accused Torres and three men, who escaped on foot, of participating in an armed robbery. Torres was taken into custody after police arrived on the scene. REUTERS/Rodrigo Arias

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<p>Alejandra Maria Torres falls while being beaten on a street during a lynching in Guatemala City, December 15, 2009.  



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Alejandra Maria Torres falls while being beaten on a street during a lynching in Guatemala City, December 15, 2009. REUTERS/Rodrigo Arias

Alejandra Maria Torres falls while being beaten on a street during a lynching in Guatemala City, December 15, 2009. REUTERS/Rodrigo Arias

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<p>Alejandra Maria Torres sits on the ground while being beaten by a man during a lynching in Guatemala City, December 15, 2009. 



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Alejandra Maria Torres sits on the ground while being beaten by a man during a lynching in Guatemala City, December 15, 2009. REUTERS/Rodrigo Arias

Alejandra Maria Torres sits on the ground while being beaten by a man during a lynching in Guatemala City, December 15, 2009. REUTERS/Rodrigo Arias

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<p>Alejandra Maria Torres sits bloodied on a street after being beaten, doused with gasoline and lit on fire during a lynching in Guatemala City, December 15, 2009. 



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Alejandra Maria Torres sits bloodied on a street after being beaten, doused with gasoline and lit on fire during a lynching in Guatemala City, December 15, 2009. REUTERS/Rodrigo Arias

Alejandra Maria Torres sits bloodied on a street after being beaten, doused with gasoline and lit on fire during a lynching in Guatemala City, December 15, 2009. REUTERS/Rodrigo Arias

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<p>Alejandra Maria Torres covers her chest after being beaten, doused with gasoline and lit on fire during a lynching in Guatemala City, December 15, 2009. 



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Alejandra Maria Torres covers her chest after being beaten, doused with gasoline and lit on fire during a lynching in Guatemala City, December 15, 2009. REUTERS/Rodrigo Arias

Alejandra Maria Torres covers her chest after being beaten, doused with gasoline and lit on fire during a lynching in Guatemala City, December 15, 2009. REUTERS/Rodrigo Arias

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<p>Alejandra Maria Torres sits on the ground after being beaten, doused with gasoline and lit on fire during a lynching in Guatemala City, December 15, 2009. 



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Alejandra Maria Torres sits on the ground after being beaten, doused with gasoline and lit on fire during a lynching in Guatemala City, December 15, 2009. REUTERS/Rodrigo Arias

Alejandra Maria Torres sits on the ground after being beaten, doused with gasoline and lit on fire during a lynching in Guatemala City, December 15, 2009. REUTERS/Rodrigo Arias

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<p>Alejandra Maria Torres covers her chest after being beaten, doused with gasoline and lit on fire during a lynching in Guatemala City, December 15, 2009. 



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Alejandra Maria Torres covers her chest after being beaten, doused with gasoline and lit on fire during a lynching in Guatemala City, December 15, 2009. REUTERS/Rodrigo Arias

Alejandra Maria Torres covers her chest after being beaten, doused with gasoline and lit on fire during a lynching in Guatemala City, December 15, 2009. REUTERS/Rodrigo Arias

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