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Local History behind the Naming of U.S.S. Cole as 20th Anniversary of Ship Bombing is Monday – Part 1

(Park Hills) Monday marks the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attack against the Navy guided-missile destroyer the U.S.S. Cole while she was refueling in Aden Harbor, Yemen.

The explosion from a small boat claimed the lives of 17 sailors on the Cole and injured another 37.

Luke Turnbough tells us about the local connection to this story.

All historical information was provided by the United States Navy.

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