A Look at the Attack Launched on the 1972 Olympics

September 6, 2022

Palestinian militants infiltrated the Olympic Village in the early hours of Sept. 5, 1972. They made their way into the apartments housing the Israeli competitors, kicking off the start of a bloody 24-hour standoff. One rescue attempt was called off when police realized it was being broadcast on live television. German authorities subsequently agreed to bring the attackers and some hostages to the airport. Inside Edition Digital’s Stephanie Officer has the details.

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