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Somalia / United States Involvement / Raid Videotape #159105

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 03, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Somali warlord Mohammed Farah Aidid said accusing the United States military of killing civilians during the withdrawal of UN peacekeepers.

(Pentagon: John McWethy) Pentagon videotape of the 15-hour battle last year in which American soldiers were killed during a raid of Aidid's headquarters featured; black and white video shown while the events are reviewed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Mogadishu: Richard Gizbert) The final evacuation of UN peacekeepers under the watchful eye of United States Marines featured; scenes shown of gunfire between Marines and Somalis on the Mogadishu beaches and at the airport. [Operation United Shield commander General Anthony ZINNI - comments.]

Gizbert, Richard;
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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