The United States Embassy in Beirut published on its X account: “Today, Ambassador Johnson and the U.S. Embassy Beirut community marked the 41st anniversary of the 1983 Embassy bombing. Together with the families of the victims, we honored lives that were lost and changed. Our colleagues’ legacy continues to inspire our daily work.”

The suicide bombing at the US embassy in Beirut, on April 18, 1983, resulted in the deaths of 32 Lebanese, 17 Americans, and 14 visitors and bystanders. Among the victims were primarily embassy and CIA personnel, alongside several US soldiers and one US Marine Security Guard.

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