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1998 United States embassy bombings

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Al Qaeda's First Ever Attack: Nairobi Embassy

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The 1998 US Embassy Bomb in Nairobi, Kenya

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From the Washington Week Vault: 1998 Embassy Bombings

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Reconstruction US Embassy Nairobi Attack | Age of Terror | BBC Studios

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US Marks 10th Anniversary of Embassy Bombings

The 1998 United States embassy bombings were attacks that occurred on August 7, 1998, in which over 200 people were killed in nearly simultaneous truck bomb explosions in two East African cities, one at the United States Embassy in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, the other at the United States Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya.
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