Liberian citizens frustrated with a lack of U.S. intervention in the fighting lined up 18 dead bodies on the street outside the U.S. embassy.
Mr. Annan again called on the United States Monday to support the peacekeeping troops promised by the Economic Community of West African States. Earlier, 41 U.S. Marines arrived in Liberia from Spain to reinforce security at the U.S. embassy compound. The marines also helped evacuate 23 people from the area.
The NYT reported today that a mortor bomb fell on the US Embassy in Monrovia, Liberia.