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Somalia / Famine Relief / United States Military / Mogadishu Battle #589400

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 07, 1993
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(Studio: Jane Pauley) Report introduced.

(Mogadishu: Dennis Murphy) Crackdown by the United States Marines in Somalia against a compound controlled by the warlord General Mohammed Farah Aidid featured; scenes shown of sniper and helicopter attacks. [United States Marine Corps Colonel Fred PECK - cites one casualty.] [Major General Charles WILHELM, General Robert JOHNSTON - comment on the tactics being used against Somali bandits and technicals.] The Marines' aggressive approach now in the city streets that have been controlled by the gunmen outlined.

Murphy, Dennis;
Pauley, Jane

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