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

Misgav Am Kibbutz, Israel--7 April 1980

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 3 December 2017

Date: 7 April 1980

Location: Misgav Am Kibbutz, Israel

Type of event: terrorism


Five terrorists attack Misgav Am Kibbutz, Israel and take 9 infants hostage in a children's dormitory. Soldiers killed the terrorists in a rescue operation during which one child was killed and four children injured. Another two people (including one soldier) were killed and 12 injured (including ten soldiers).

Consequences: 8 killed, 16 injured


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