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Conflict Incident Report

A bomb explodes in front of a hospital and a school in Tripoli

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Old Wars, New Wars | January, 1983 to December, 1988
Date of incident: 
August 19, 1983
Death toll: 
1 person
Number of Injured: 

August 19, 1983: A bomb exploded in front of a hospital and a school, killing one person and injuring 23, including several members of the medical staff. Parts of the hospital and school were damaged, along with 19 neighboring buildings and cars, and 8 stores.