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May 16, 1996 | From Associated Press
Sporadic gunfire was reported Wednesday around the U.S. Embassy in Monrovia, a day after heavy fighting in the seaside district interrupted a brief lull in Liberia's civil war. Meanwhile, about 1,850 refugees from an overcrowded freighter that docked in neighboring Ghana after 10 days at sea were receiving aid and medical care Wednesday in the port of Takoradi. Earlier reports that 3,000 to 4,000 refugees were crowded on board the ship proved to be untrue. The U.N.
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September 23, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
Dozens of people died in a two-day spasm of gun battles in the capital, Monrovia, over the weekend after soldiers tried to arrest former Liberian warlord Roosevelt Johnson, who took refuge in the U.S. Embassy. Just days after the shooting died down, much appeared normal in the disarmingly relaxed seaside town. President Charles Taylor has promised that the U.S. Embassy will not come under attack. As stores reopened and people returned to work, platoons of soldiers headed to their barracks.
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September 23, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
Dozens of people died in a two-day spasm of gun battles in the capital, Monrovia, over the weekend after soldiers tried to arrest former Liberian warlord Roosevelt Johnson, who took refuge in the U.S. Embassy. Just days after the shooting died down, much appeared normal in the disarmingly relaxed seaside town. President Charles Taylor has promised that the U.S. Embassy will not come under attack. As stores reopened and people returned to work, platoons of soldiers headed to their barracks.
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May 16, 1996 | From Associated Press
Sporadic gunfire was reported Wednesday around the U.S. Embassy in Monrovia, a day after heavy fighting in the seaside district interrupted a brief lull in Liberia's civil war. Meanwhile, about 1,850 refugees from an overcrowded freighter that docked in neighboring Ghana after 10 days at sea were receiving aid and medical care Wednesday in the port of Takoradi. Earlier reports that 3,000 to 4,000 refugees were crowded on board the ship proved to be untrue. The U.N.
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May 7, 1996 | From Times Wire Services
U.S. Marines protecting the American Embassy in Liberia's capital opened fire again Monday, and sporadic shooting echoed throughout the city after the deadline passed for a truce promised by dominant faction leader Charles Taylor. In fact, hundreds of Taylor's militiamen and allies continued to pour into the city center Monday to increase their manpower around the besieged military training camp at the center of the battles.
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May 7, 1996 | From Times Wire Services
U.S. Marines protecting the American Embassy in Liberia's capital opened fire again Monday, and sporadic shooting echoed throughout the city after the deadline passed for a truce promised by dominant faction leader Charles Taylor. In fact, hundreds of Taylor's militiamen and allies continued to pour into the city center Monday to increase their manpower around the besieged military training camp at the center of the battles.
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