The convoy halted and, for the next 20 minutes, the Marines traded fire with their unseen attackers.
Local Jordanian media reports said former Israeli ambassador to Jordan Yaakov Rosen may have been in the convoy.
Under orders from Washington, the convoy pulled out of Tripoli at dawn and made it to safety by mid-day.
Last week, Israeli jets hit a convoy containing SA-17 rockets that was reportedly on the way to Hezbollah in Lebanon.
And also, for what reason about 30 military vehicles that accompany the convoy have no plates on them.
By this time the Triadur and the convoy were two or three miles to the sou'east.
A convoy of canoes, thirty in number, in single file, formed this wonderful funeral procession.
The fighting machines, which were to convoy them as far as the Rhine, rapidly gained their height and circled above their charges.
No, sir,” I replied; “it is the number which are still sailing in convoy.
Up to that same date not a single ship which had left North American ports in convoy had been lost.
early 16c., "the act of guiding or escorting for protection," from convoy (v.), late 14c., from Old French convoier, from Vulgar Latin *conviare, literally "go together on the road" (see convey). The meaning "train of ships or wagons carrying munitions or provisions in wartime under protection of escort" is from c.1600.