Munich Olympic killings

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(5 Sept. 1972)

During the 20th Olympic Games in Munich, Palestinian terrorists from the ‘Black September’ group attacked the quarters of the Israeli team in the Games village. Two Israelis were killed and nine taken hostage. In the effort to rescue them they were all killed, together with five terrorists. The remaining terrorists were flown to Libya and their release was later forced after the hijacking of a German aircraft.Palestine


Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945).

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