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home / archives / politics / middle east / 24th January 1993

A mid-east entarteur...

As President Clinton settles in the White House, the U.S. confirms that an U.S. Navy A-6 jet bombed a site in a "no-fly zone" in error when the pilot saw flashes in the sky and thought he was being fired on. At the time the Iraqi government had declared a cease fire and stated that its radar facilities were turned off, making attacking the aircraft impossible.