Surgery in Munich

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The Palestinian armed movement
Black September

Date: 5 Sep 1972
Responsibility: Black September

The attack occurred on 5 September 1972 during the Olympic games in Munich. Eight of the Palestinian terrorist organization Black September seized the Israeli delegation of athletes.
The German police took action to free the hostages, but they all gave the opposite effect - the 11 athletes were killed. In addition, killing a German policeman.
From among the five terrorists were also killed and three arrested. These three were released in October 1972 after Palestinian terrorists hijacked a plane Lufthansa and threatened to kill the passengers.
The murder of the Israeli athletes in Munich has become one of the most scale and bloody attacks. After that, the Israeli secret service for a long period of time have tracked and killed terrorists committed a crime.