Database of terrorist attacks and related events--Johnston's Archive

Haifa, British Palestine--25 November 1940

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 26 November 2017

Date: 25 November 1940

Location: Haifa, British Palestine

Type of event: terrorism


A bomb exploded on a ship carrying Jewish immigrants while it was in the harbor of Haifa, British Palestine; while the bomb was intended to disable the ship so the passengers could not be sent away from Palestine, it caused the ship to sink, killing 267 and injuring 172.

Consequences: 267 killed, 172 injured


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