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Somalia / Famine Relief / United States Military / Mogadishu Operation #144321

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 07, 1993
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Mogadishu: Bob Zelnick) Response of the United States Marines in Somalia to attacks from gunmen featured; scenes shown from Mogadishu of a helicopter missile attack on a compound where General Mohammed Farah Aidid's gunmen kept weapons. [United States Marine Corps Major General Charles WILHELM - explains the operation.] [Aidid adviser Issam Mohammad ZIAD - comments.] Possibility that today's military action could alienate factional leaders noted.

(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Bandits reported hijacking a UN relief truck.

Sawyer, Forrest;
Zelnick, Bob

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