This Week In History: The Lod Airport Massacre

29.05.2012                      08.Siwan. 5772                    Isru Chag

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This Week In History: The Lod Airport Massacre

PFLP attacked Israel’s airport using Japanese Red Army members, killing 26 people, including 17 Christian pilgrims from Puerto Rico.

On May 30, 1972, Israel’s only international airport was shaken by its first deadly terrorist attack, shattering the foundation of the state’s security. The massacre was significant not only for Israel, but also for Puerto Rico, whose nation was hit for the first time by the phenomenon of terrorism, losing many citizens in the attack….