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23/10/1983 U.S. Embassy in Beirut is hit by a massive car bomb


1983 Beirut Embassy And Marine Barrack Bombings During Israeli Invasion Of Lebanon


Is Beirut still haunted by ghosts of the civil war?


Memories from Beirut: Episode 1


President Reagan’s Remarks Honoring the Victims of the US Embassy Bombing on April 23, 1983


Beirut Remembered - The Marine Barracks Terrorist Attack, 1983

The 1983 Beirut barracks bombing was a terrorist attack that occurred on October 23, 1983, in Beirut, Lebanon, during the Lebanese Civil War. Two truck bombs struck buildings housing Multinational Force in Lebanon (MNF) peacekeepers, specifically against United States and French service members, killing 241 U.S. and 58 French peacekeepers, 6 civilians and the 2 suicide attackers. A group called Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the bombings and said that the attacks were to get the MNF out of Lebanon.
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