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Ilhan Omar Falsely Claims “Thousands” of Somalis Killed During 1993 Black Hawk Down Mission, Adds “NotTodaySatan”

Ilhan Omar Falsely Claims “Thousands” of Somalis Killed During 1993 Black Hawk Down Mission, Adds “NotTodaySatan”

APR 23, 2019 3:45 PM BY ROBERT SPENCER32 COMMENTS

It’s hard to tell if she meant the American troops were Satan or the person with whom she was conversing. Journalists should ask her, but of course, we have no journalists.

Ilhan Omar✔@IlhanMN

In his selective memory, he forgets to also mention the thousands of Somalis killed by the American forces that day! #NotTodaySatanRon Harris@RonHarrisMN"All lives matter" even though 230 is more than 10 times 19.1,4738:28 PM - Oct 15, 2017 · St Paul, MNTwitter Ads info and privacy7,551 people are talking about this

“Ilhan Omar claims US forces killed ‘thousands’ of Somalis during ‘Black Hawk Down’ mission, resurfaced tweet shows,” by Joseph A. Wulfsohn, Fox News, April 22, 2019:

A resurfaced tweet from Rep. Ilhan Omar saw the Minnesota Democrat claim U.S. forces killed “thousands” of Somalis during the 1993 “Black Hawk Down” mission — despite multiple analysts concluding the number was much smaller.

In the October 2017 tweet discovered by journalist John Rossomando, Omar was responding to a Twitter user who’d highlighted that more than a dozen U.S. soldiers were killed and another 73 were wounded in the Battle of Mogadishu, saying it was the “worst terrorist attack in Somalia history.”

Omar, a Somali refugee who was then a Minnesota state representative, refuted the tweet, insisting that “thousands” of Somalis were killed by American forces.

“In his selective memory, he forgets to also mention the thousands of Somalis killed by the American forces that day,” Omar tweeted.

She also included the hashtag, “NotTodaySatan.”

The number of Somali casualties in the Battle of Mogadishu is widely disputed. A representative of the Somali National Alliance estimated that only 133 militiamen were killed during a 2001 interview while “Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War” author Mark Bowden estimated roughly 500 Somalis were killed. As the Investigative Project on Terrorism also noted, the Rand Corporation reported that about 300 civilians were killed while others estimated nearly 1,000….

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