GTD ID:
197404110001

When:
1974-04-11

Country:
Israel

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Northern

City:
Qiryat Shemona

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Hostage Taking (Barricade Incident)
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity
Specific Description city of Qiryat Shemona, apartment bldg.
Nationality of Target Israel
Additional Information
Hostages Yes
Number of Hostages 18
US Hostages 0
Outcome Unknown
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage $60,000.00
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
Automatic firearms; Explosive
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, Gen Cmd (PFLP-GC) Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 3
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 21 Fatalities
Total Number of Fatalities 21
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 3
Total Number of Injured Unknown
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources