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March 14, 1986

President Reagan has ordered that up to $10 million in emergency military equipment and other aid be sent to assist Chad in its war with Libyan-backed rebels, the State Department said. The equipment, released in response to a request by Chad, will be used to resupply the forces of President Hissen Habre after clashes along the 16th parallel, which divides the rebel-held north and the government-held south. The equipment, to be taken from Defense Department stocks, will include transport aircraft, vehicles, weapons, ammunition and medical supplies.

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