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

Tel Aviv, Israel--11 March 1978

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 7 December 2017

Date: 11 March 1978

Location: Tel Aviv, Israel

Type of event: terrorism


43 killed (including 1 American), 72 injured in shooting attack on Tel Aviv beach; thirteen PLO/al-Fatah terrorists land by boat on beach near Tel Aviv and seize a bus, engaging police in gun battle during which bus explodes (nine terrorists also killed).

Consequences: 51 killed, 72 injured


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