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The '''10 Minute War''' was a chemical and nuclear conflict between [[Libya]] and [[Israel]] that would result in hundreds of thousands of deaths in a matter of minutes.
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The '''10 Minute War''' was a brief chemical and nuclear exchange between [[Libya]] and [[Israel]] that left hundreds of thousands dead in a matter of minutes.
   
In [[2004]], decades of hostilities between Libya and Israel culminated in a Libyan attack with chemical weapons, killing thousands of Israelis. In retaliation, Israel unleashed its nuclear arsenal, destroying half of Libya's cities and killing millions of Libyans. Ten minutes after the war's start, the country of Libya had effectively ceased to exist.
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On September 10, [[2004]], Libya launched a chemical weapons attack on Israel, killing thousands. Israel immediately replied with nuclear weapons, annihilating Tripoli and other major cities, killing millions and mortally wounding the Libyan state.
   
[[UN]] peace forces moved into the area, but all they could do was evacuating the surviving Libyans from the nuclear wasteland that used to be their home. The Libyan people was scattered over [[Africa]] and the [[Middle East]]. Hundreds of thousands would later die of radiation poisoning.
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The [[United Nations]] moved peacekeeping forces into the area to render humanitarian aid. They could do little more than direct the flow of refugees into [[Egypt]], central [[Africa]], and the [[Middle East]]. Eventually, the UN forces withdrew from the radioactive corpse of Libya, which Egypt officially annexed.
   
 
Years later, the remaining wasteland would become the site of the popular [[Desert Wars]].
 
Years later, the remaining wasteland would become the site of the popular [[Desert Wars]].
   
 
==References==
 
==References==
*''Target: Wastelands'', p. 34
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*''[[Source:Target: Wastelands|Target: Wastelands]]'', pgs. 21, 34
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*''[[Source:Sixth World Almanac|Sixth World Almanac]]'' pg. 13
   
 
[[Category:History]]
 
[[Category:History]]

Revision as of 07:07, April 2, 2015

The 10 Minute War was a brief chemical and nuclear exchange between Libya and Israel that left hundreds of thousands dead in a matter of minutes.

On September 10, 2004, Libya launched a chemical weapons attack on Israel, killing thousands. Israel immediately replied with nuclear weapons, annihilating Tripoli and other major cities, killing millions and mortally wounding the Libyan state.

The United Nations moved peacekeeping forces into the area to render humanitarian aid. They could do little more than direct the flow of refugees into Egypt, central Africa, and the Middle East. Eventually, the UN forces withdrew from the radioactive corpse of Libya, which Egypt officially annexed.

Years later, the remaining wasteland would become the site of the popular Desert Wars.

References

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