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15/05/1974 35 die in Ma'alot massacre

The Ma’alot massacre occurred when 3 Palestinian terrorists entered Israel from Lebanon and journeyed to the town of Ma’alot where they killed several people and took 115 more hostages in a local school. Israeli infantry stormed the building, which resulted in the deaths of 25 hostages. A total of 31 Israelis died in the massacre.


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