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Conflict Incident Report

Blast at Tripoli Mosque claim 20 civilian lives after Friday prayer

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Old Wars, New Wars | January, 1983 to December, 1988
Date of incident: 
August 5, 1983
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August 5, 1983: Twenty people were killed and 40 wounded as they were coming out of a mosque after Friday prayers by a 100-kilogram TNT bomb and 122- and 155-millimeter bombs.