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ENTEBBE  - NEW NAME OF SHAME
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Description DM2008061103:EAED:SOCIAL:POLITICS:AUG 1976 - Entebbe - New Name of Shame - Uganans Mourn:The bodies of the 20 Ugandan soldiers killed in the Israeli raid were publicly exhibited. In the early hours of July 4, 1976, Israeli troops swept through the heart of Africa, turning Entebbe airport into a batlefield to free 102 hostages hi-jacked on a flight to Paris by Palestinians. The hostage had been detained with the spectre of death for six days. Such rescue feat had not been accomplished before. In the raid by the Israeli commandos, three hostages died and all seven hijackers were killed. Twenty Ugandan soldiers died and several others were wounded. Several of President Amin's MiG fighters wre left in flames. The plane, which had 250 passengers aboard, was hijacked from Tel Aviv. there were 83 Israelis aboard. It was forced to fly to Benghazi in Libya, thne to Uganda. The hijackers demanded the release of scores of prisoners held in jails in several countries. Among those the h
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Title ENTEBBE - NEW NAME OF SHAME
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Country UGANDA
City KAMPALA
Creation_date 1976-08-19T00:00:00
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