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Conflict Incident Report

16 civilians killed and 10 wounded by explosion in front of Makassed Hospital,Tarik al-Jdideh

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Old Wars, New Wars | January, 1983 to December, 1988
Date of incident: 
December 5, 1983
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December 5, 1983: In West Beirut, Tarik al-Jdideh, a 150-kilogram TNT bomb killed at least 16 civilians (including 6 children and 4 women), and injured at least 100, including 7 children, 300 meters away from the Makassed Hospital.

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