Feb 26, 1991 · A version of this article appears in print on February 26, 1991, on Page A00001 of the National edition with the headline: WAR IN THE GULF: Scud …
Iraqi Missile Slams Into GIs’ Barracks; 27 Killed : Scud attack: 98 are hurt in the deadliest such strike of the war. Quarters were for Pennsylvania reserve unit.
CASUALTIES AND DAMAGE FROM SCUD ATTACKS IN THE 1991 GULF WAR1 INTRODUCTION The proliferation of ballistic missiles has in recent y ears become a major international security concern. This increased concern is in part due to the highly visible role played by Iraqi Scud missiles during the 1991 Persian Gulf War.
DHAHRAN, Saudi Arabia (AP) In the worst Scud attack of the Gulf War, an Iraqi missile on Monday demolished a barracks housing about 100 American soldiers.
KHOBAR CITY, SAUDI ARABIA — An Iraqi Scud missile hit a makeshift U.S. barracks Monday night, killing at least 27 American military personnel and wounding 98, according to the U.S. military.
Flaming debris from an Iraqi Scud missile slammed into a makeshift barracks full of U.S. troops near here Monday night, killing at least 27 soldiers and injuring 98 in a fierce explosion and fire, (Page 2 of 2)
At that, people said, well, the oil market’s calmed down, the oil prices fell, the ARAMCO Americans went to work. And that was it…. Then there was a SCUD hit just before the end of the war that hit American military…, hit the barracks, which was about a mile from the consulate general. It …
The Scud was also used as a punitive weapon, striking areas that were held by the resistance. In March 1991, shortly after the town of Khost was captured, it was hit by a Scud attack. On 20 April 1991, the marketplace of Asadabad was hit by two Scuds, that killed 300 and wounded 500 inhabitants.