GTD ID:
197405180001

When:
1974-05-18

Country:
Israel

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Northern

City:
Maalot

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Educational Institution
Name of Entity
Specific Description Maalot High School
Nationality of Target Israel
Additional Information
Hostages Yes
Number of Hostages Unknown
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 firearm; 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
Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 3
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 25 Fatalities / 70 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 25
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 70
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources