Beit Hanan attack
|Beit Oved attack|
|Location||Beit Hanan, Israel|
|Date||August 29, 1955|
|Deaths||4 Israeli civilians|
|10 Israeli civilians|
|Perpetrators||Palestinian Fedayeen squad|
On August 29, 1955, a Palestinian Fedayeen squad carried out a shooting attack in Israel near the village Beit Hanan. Four Israeli civilians were killed in the attack and 10 additional people were injured.
On Monday night, 19 August 1955, a Palestinian Fedayeen squad infiltrated into Israel from Egypt. The militants reached the orchards of Beit Hanan, about 12 to 15 miles north of the Gaza Strip where they shot and stabbed to death a group of Israeli civilian laborers whom were working in the fields, killing four and injuring ten.
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- Violence Continues In Gaza Strip; Israel, Egypt Hurl Charges - published on the Milwaukee Journal on August 30, 1955
- Israel, Egypt Clash Again Along Frontier - published on the Eugene Register-Guard on August 30, 1955
- Violence Continuing Near Gaza - published on the Ocala Star-Banner on August 30, 1955
- Israel Wrecks Army Camp Of Egyptians in Reprisal; Israelis Strike at Egyptian Base As Reprisal for Terrorist Raids - published on the New York Times on September 1, 1955