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Conflict Incident Report

As-Saiqa attacks newspaper offices

Associated Timeline/Case: 
The Two-Year War | February, 1975 to December, 1976
Date of incident: 
January 31, 1976
Death toll: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
As-Saiqa (Vanguard of the Popular Liberation War)

As-Sa`iqa forces attacked the offices of two newspapers in Beirut, al-Muharrir and Beyrouth, killing the editor and six others. The papers were known to be close to the pro- Palestinian groups.

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