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Conflict Incident Report

Shelling of Tal el-Zaatar and additional neighborhood shootings

Associated Timeline/Case: 
The Two-Year War | February, 1975 to December, 1976
Date of incident: 
May 21, 1975
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Palestinian Groups

Shells that fell on Tel al-Zaatar in the eastern suburbs of Beirut injured six people and killed two children, according to Palestinian officials. Also, 13 civilians were wounded in separate incidents, which included Palestinian armed men storming into three residential apartments and shooting at passers-by. That same day, a Lebanese civilian was killed by sniper fire, and four other people were killed in crossfire in Dekwaneh and Fanar.

Primary category: 
Clashes/Armed Conflict