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Resource ID: #16662
Subject: query failed
Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
Affiliation: 
Date: Nov. 16 -- Dec. 14, 1997

Description

The Inquirer gives a thorough recount of Oct. 3, 1993, when 120 U.S. soldiers were dropped into Mogadishu, Somalia in order to abduct warlord Mohamed Aidid. When the operation went wrong and the soldiers were overtaken by mobs of angry Somalians, 18 U.S. soldiers were killed and 73 were wounded.

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