Carmel Herzeliyya Newsreel 567. 1970

Avivim School Bus Bombing

1 Minute, 1970
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Directed by: Unknown
Language: Hebrew
Subtitles: English, Hebrew

Avivim School Bus bombing in Northern Israel near the border with Lebanon. A bus driving schoolchildren from Avivim moshav to Dovev moshav is attacked with an automatic firearm by members of the Popular Front for Liberation of Palestine – General Command, who ambushed the bus on the exit from Baram kibbutz. 12 of the passengers die, including the driver, a teacher, an escort, and 9 children, and 22 others are injured. Schoolbags and books are scattered inside the ruins of the bus after the attack. The wounded were evacuated to Ziv Hospital in Safed and Rambam Hospital in Haifa. Politicians and military personnel come to visit them. The victims funeral procession sets off towards Safed Cemetery, in presence of ministers and bereaved families.

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