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Conflict Incident Report

Bomb meant for Prime Minister Salim el-Hoss kills 4 and injures 27

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Old Wars, New Wars | January, 1983 to December, 1988
Date of incident: 
September 9, 1984
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Prime Minister Salim el-Hoss

September 9, 1984: In Rawsheh, West Beirut, four civilians were killed, including one woman, and 27 injured by a remote-controlled bomb of 75-kilograms of TNT placed in a car. This bomb was meant for Prime Minister Salim el-Hoss, who was on his way to see Mufti Hassan Khaled.

Primary category: 
Suicide Bombing/Car Bomb