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    Anti-Semitic Dem Rep. Ilhan Omar falsely claims US troops killed ‘thousands’ in Somalia in ‘Black Hawk Down’ incident

    Updated: April 22, 2019 at 10:35 pm EST  See Comments

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    On Monday, Fox News and others reported that Ilhan Omar, the newly-elected America-hating anti-Semitic terrorist-sympathizing Democrat Member of Congress from Minnesota, issued a tweet in 2017 falsely claiming that “thousands” of Somalis were killed on the day of the “Black Hawk Down” incident.

    “In his selective memory, he forgets to also mention the thousands of Somalis killed by the American forces that day! ,” she tweeted in response to another Twitter user Twitter who said that over a dozen U.S. soldiers were killed and another 73 were wounded in the Battle of Mogadishu, calling it the “worst terrorist attack in Somalia history.”

    In his selective memory, he forgets to also mention the thousands of Somalis killed by the American forces that day! #NotTodaySatan https://t.co/wrFocrZymQ

    — Ilhan Omar (@IlhanMN) October 16, 2017

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    Fox News explained that even though the actual number of casualties are disputed, they come nowhere near the “thousands” that Omar claimed:

    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

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