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The Beirut Barracks Bombing was a terrorist attack that happened on 23 October 1983 during the Lebanese Civil War. Two truck bombs hit buildings housing French and American troops. In total, 299 people were killed. A group called Islamic Jihad Organization claimed responsibility for the attack.


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