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March 12, 2000 | From Associated Press
The American ambassador to this central African nation was slightly injured when a bandit hit him on the head with a pistol butt during an attempted carjacking, U.S. officials said Saturday. Ambassador John Melvin Yates, 60, was driving home from an embassy event late Friday when a group of men approached his car and tried to steal it, an embassy official said, speaking on condition of anonymity. Yates kept control of his car and escaped his attackers.
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March 12, 2000 | From Associated Press
The American ambassador to this central African nation was slightly injured when a bandit hit him on the head with a pistol butt during an attempted carjacking, U.S. officials said Saturday. Ambassador John Melvin Yates, 60, was driving home from an embassy event late Friday when a group of men approached his car and tried to steal it, an embassy official said, speaking on condition of anonymity. Yates kept control of his car and escaped his attackers.
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