US Embassy in Beirut bombed (49 words)

Historical Context Note

Context

The bombing of the of the US Embassy in Beirut on the 20th of September, 1984 resulted in the death of 22 people. The embassy had been moved to a supposedly secure location in East Beirut following a previous suicide bombing on the 18th of April, 1983 in which 63 people had died.

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