[thechat] Israelis attacked in Kenya

Martin Burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Thu Nov 28 03:52:01 CST 2002

On Thu, 28 Nov 2002, Ashok Hariharan wrote:

> Pretty close to home....!
> An explosion has hit an Israeli-owned hotel in the Kenyan city of Mombasa,

Reports on the news as I was leaving for work saying a suicide bomber,
crashing into the lobby of the hotel at peak time (changeover day). Latest
numbers are 8 killed.

> just as
> two missiles were fired at an Israeli jet that had just taken off from the
> city's airport.
> No casualties reported.

Assumed to be missiles (unconfirmed so far), which missed,

> http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/2522207.stm
That page is being updated as new stuff comes through.


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