Tags: AF | Clinton

Clinton Honors Victims of 1998 Embassy Attacks

Sunday, 12 Jun 2011 10:11 AM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has honored the victims of the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in Africa during a visit to the American compound in Tanzania.

She put flowers on a large rock just inside the main gate of the embassy, said a silent prayer and spoke with three Tanzanian employees who were at the embassy when it was bombed.

The attacks in Tanzania and Kenya killed 224 people. Most of the dead were Kenyans. Twelve Americans died.

Somali officials said Saturday that the mastermind of the attacks, Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, was killed Tuesday.

Clinton told embassy workers that the U.S. has not forgotten its pledge "to seek justice against those who would commit such atrocities." Clinton also cited the recent killing of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

Top Colorado Court Halts Gay Marriages in Boulder

Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 18:56 PM

Boulder County must stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples while the Colorado Supreme Court considers an appeal f . . .

Last Crew Member of Enola Gay Dies in Georgia

Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 18:54 PM

The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, hastening the end of World War II and fo . . .

Fresno School Slammed for Hiring White Teacher for Cultural Studies

Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 16:25 PM

A flap over whether a white teacher should lead a class on African-American, Latino, and Southeast Asian cultural studie . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved