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The Kiryat Shmona massacre was an attack by three members of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine - General Command on civilians in the Israeli town of Kiryat Shmona on 11 April 1974 which resulted in 18 deaths.

Attack

On 11 April 1974, three members of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine - General Command crossed the Israeli border from Lebanon. They entered an apartment building in the town of Kiryat Shmona and killed all eighteen residents there.[1]

Subsequently, the prevention of such attacks was cited as a reason for Israel's Operation Litani.

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