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17 Suspects Caught in Mogadishu Raid

September 08, 1993| Associated Press

MOGADISHU, Somalia — U.S. Army Rangers captured 17 suspected fighters for fugitive warlord Mohammed Farah Aidid during a raid on a walled compound Tuesday.

About 50 of the elite soldiers stormed a dozen buildings and traded gunfire with Somali guards.

Two unidentified Rangers suffered superficial wounds in the airborne assault and were treated and released from military hospitals.

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