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Conflict Incident Report

6 employees and 2 security guards killed by an explosion in front of the Summerland Hotel

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Old Wars, New Wars | January, 1983 to December, 1988
Date of incident: 
July 20, 1983
Death toll: 
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July 20, 1983: Six employees of the Summerland Hotel were killed and 15 injured, including six women, by a bomb placed in a car that was taken by two armed men who escaped after killing two hotel security guards.

Primary category: 
Suicide Bombing/Car Bomb