Kab Elias massacre

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The Kab Elias massacre occurred on 15 January 1976.

[Qabb Ilyas قب الياس].

On 15 January 1976, Palestinians assaulted Kab Elias, a Christian-Muslim village in the Bekka, in Lebanon. Sixteen Christians were killed and 23 injured. The exodus of Christians to Zahle, East Beirut and Jouniya began.[1][2][3]

Palestinian emissaries came on January 15, 1976, roused the Mohammedans of Kab - Elias against the "disbelievers" with whom they have coexisted for several generations. [4]

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  1. Mordechai Nisan (2004) "The Conscience of Lebanon: A Political Biography of Etienne Sakr (Abu-Arz)." p. 158
  2. PLO Policy towards the Christian Community during the Civil War in Lebanon, ICT, May 7, 2008.
  3. Genocides, Crimes and Massacres Committed by the PLO and the Syrians Against the Lebanese (1975-2002).
  4. [1] translated from French