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The bombing of the USS Cole, October 12, 2000. In Yemen docked at a routine fuel stop, America lost 17 U.S. soldiers and 39 were injured when a small craft approached the destroyer on the port side and blasted a hole with 400 to 700 pounds of explosives in suicide bomb attack.

It was one of the deadliest attack against a U.S. Naval vessel attributed to al Qaeda before 9/11.

On eve of USS Cole bombing anniversary, US embassy guard in Yemen assassinated Click Here

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