Bait Mallat massacre

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The Bait Mallat massacre occurred on 11 September 1975, the Christian village of Beit Mallat in Lebanon was attacked, leaving seven people killed while ten were kidnapped.[1][2][3]


Throughout the month of September 1975, battles broke out in the north of Lebanon. On September 10, Al Saaka Palestinian-Syrian forces attacked the village of Bait Mallat killing seven and kidnapping ten of its Christian dwellers. [4]

See also

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References

  1. Mordechai Nisan (2004) "The Conscience of Lebanon: A Political Biography of Etienne Sakr (Abu-Arz)." p. 158
  2. Syrian Chronicals 1973-1990 TayyarCanada.org. September 11, 1975: The Saaka forces and forces from the Syrian Baath Party attacked the village of Beit Mallat killing seven of its residents and kidnapping 10 others.
  3. Translations on Near East and North Africa (1975). p. 19 Because if fear did not haunt the Christians' nights, if it were not kept up and fed by certain massacres at Beit Mellat and Naameh, for example, massacres that the Front of Progressive Forces has certainly not failed to disclaim but whose  calls were left unanswered, since class warfare and the Jihad joined hands to fight together ...
  4. Bassil A. Mardelli (2012) "Middle East Perspectives: From Lebanon (1968–1988)." p. 303

    Throughout the month of September 1975, battles broke out in the north of Lebanon... On September 10, Al Saaka Palestinian-Syrian forces attacked the village of Deir Ashash and killed three priests. All residents had to flee. The next day, they attacked the village of Bait Mallat killing seven and kidnapping ten of its Christian dwellers....

    Al Saaka (or al-Saika, or al-Saeqa) rumored to have been a Syrian Ba'athist tool working against the Lebanese.