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Conflict Incident Report

Two American nationals were abducted and released at the end of April 199o and in December 1991.

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Old Wars, New Wars | January, 1983 to December, 1988
Date of incident: 
September 12, 1986 to December 1, 1991
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

September 12, 1986: AUB employee Joseph James Cicippio was abducted in Beirut, and another American, Herbert Reed, was also abducted.612 Reed was released at the end of April 1990613 and Cicippio in December 1991.

Primary category: 
Hostage Taking Situation [inc. attempt, release]