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Conflict Incident Report

Two employees of the Middle East Airlines (MEA)were abducted at the Museum crossing in Beirut

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Old Wars, New Wars: January 1983– December 1988
Date of incident: 
July 16, 1987 to June 6, 1988
Death toll: 
0persons
Number of Injured: 
0persons

July 16, 1987: Two employees of the Middle East Airlines (MEA), Elias Moukheiber and Wadih al Hajj, were abducted at the Museum crossing in Beirut. They were released on June 6, 1988.

Primary category: 
Hostage Taking Situation [inc. attempt, release]