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Lockerbie jet bombing was not the first - Gaddafi attempted to sink a British ship carrying Jews

Deposed Libyan tyrant ordered Egyptian submarine to sink British cruise ship traveling to Israel in 1973, Daily Mail reports; Egypt's then-president Anwar Saadat thwarted attack.

A television station based in Syria that supported Gaddafi said Friday that the slain Libyan leader's wife has asked for a United Nations investigation into his death.

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Published: 10.21.11

Slain Libyan tyrant Muammar Gaddafi attempted to sink a British cruise ship carrying Jewish passengers in 1973, the Daily Mail reported Friday.

According to the report, Gaddafi ordered an Egyptian submarine to torpedo the Queen Elizabeth 2, which was sailing from Southampton to Israel, packed with passengers celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Jewish


Added: Oct-21-2011 Occurred On: Oct-21-2011
By: aydeo
Other Middle East
Tags: Gaddafi, Egyptian submarine, British cruise, Anwar Saadat
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