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31 December 1999 Military News

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  • INDONESIA UNREST Voice of America 31 December 1999 -- Villagers in Indonesia's once-peaceful Spice Islands buried their dead Friday, as the toll from sectarian clashes there reached 350.
  • CONGO REBEL AMBUSH Voice of America 31 December 1999 -- A rebel leader in Congo-Kinshasa says his troops killed 80 government soldiers in a river ambush in the north of the country.
  • SCUD / CHECHNYA Voice of America 31 December 1999 -- Pentagon officials say Russia launched three short-range scud missiles into Chechnya Friday.

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  • INDIA HIJACK Voice of America 31 December 1999 -- The week-long hostage crisis aboard the Indian Airliner in southern Afghanistan has ended - after India met part of the hijackers demands.
  • PLANE HIJACKING Voice of America 31 December 1999 -- The Indian Airline hostage crisis has ended peacefully in Kandahar, Afghanistan. The more than 150 remaining hostages were freed Friday.



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