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

Ma'alot, Israel--15 May 1974

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 3 December 2017

Date: 15 May 1974

Location: Ma'alot, Israel

Type of event: terrorism


27 killed, 134 injured in attack on Ma'alot; terrorists killed 2 people in initial attack and took 90 children hostage; most casualties were inflicted by the terrorists during a rescue attempt in which 20 children and 1 soldier were killed (along with all three terrorists).

Consequences: 27 killed, 134 injured


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