|1972 Israeli air raid in Syria and Lebanon|
|Part of Operation Wrath of God|
|Casualties and losses|
On 8 September 1972, Israeli planes bombed ten Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) bases in Syria and Lebanon as a response to the Munich massacre. Estimates of the number and identity of casualties vary widely, with several sources giving a figure as high as 200, including militants and civilians.
The United States vetoed a UN resolution demanding a halt to the raids after the Soviet Union and China vetoed amendments that would have also applied the resolution to terrorist activities.
- Targeting Terrorists: A License to Kill? by Avery Plaw, Ashgate Publishing
- One day in September: the full story of the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre
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