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Somalia / United States Troops / Mogadishu #144399

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 11, 1993
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Ships carrying United States troops to Somalia shown.

(Mogadishu: Tony Birtley) A new calmness in Mogadishu following a declaration of a unilateral cease-fire by warlord General Mohammed Farah Aidid featured; scenes shown of the arrival of United States armor and troops while the policies of the United States and the United Nations re: handling Aidid are outlined. [US Army sergeant Ron BROWN - comments.] [UN special envoy to Somalia Kofi ANNAN, United Nations spokesman Faroud MAWLAWI - comment.] [Opposition leader Ali Mahdi MOHAMMED - (thru translator) worries about Somalia.]

Birtley, Tony;
Donaldson, Sam

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