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1972 Munich Massacre
Cairt o Wast Germany (the Federal Republic o Germany atween 1949 an 1990)
Locator dot
Munich
Location Munich, Wast Germany
Coordinates 48°10′47″N 11°32′57″E / 48.17972°N 11.54917°E / 48.17972; 11.54917Coordinates: 48°10′47″N 11°32′57″E / 48.17972°N 11.54917°E / 48.17972; 11.54917
Date 5–6 September 1972
4:31 am – 12:04 am (UTC+1)
Target Israeli Olympic team
Attack teep
Daiths

17 tot (includin perpetrators)

  • 6 Israeli coaches
  • 5 Israeli athletes
  • 5 Black September members
  • 1 Wast German polis officer
Perpetrators Black September
Motive Israeli–Palestinian conflict

The Munich massacre wis an attack in the 1972 Simmer Olympics in Munich, Wast Germany, in that the Palestinian terrorist group Black September teuk eleiven Israeli Olympic team members hostage an killt them alang wi a Wast German polis officer.[3][4][5][6]

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