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Conflict Incident Report

30 civilians killed in an explosion in the offices of Palestinian organizations in Shtura, Beqaa

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Old Wars, New Wars | January, 1983 to December, 1988
Date of incident: 
January 28, 1983
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Palestinian Groups

January 28, 1983: In Shtura, in the Beqaa, at least 30 civilians were killed, dozens wounded and several missing (including civilians and militia members) by a car bomb that destroyed a three storey building that housed offices of Palestinian organizations. Most victims were Palestinians.

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