Hebron Massacre, 1994
Date: 
February 25, 2022
Digital project: 
Interactive Encyclopedia of the Palestine Question

Event | On 25 February 1994, which was also the 15th day of Ramadan, Baruch Goldstein, a Zionist extremist from the far-right Kach movement, carried out a massacre in al-Ibrahimi Mosque (the Cave of the Patriarchs) in Hebron. Goldstein entered the sanctuary and opened fire at praying Muslims with an automatic weapon, killing 29 of them and injuring about 150 others. Later that day, during and after the funeral processions of the victims, there were violent clashes between Palestinian demonstrators and occupation forces, and more Palestinians were killed.

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