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Three people are killed and 55 injured when two members of the Black September terrorist group throw grenades and fire machine guns into a crowded lounge at the airport in Athens, Greece.

It is thought that they intended to attack passengers on an El Al flight, or possibly even hijack the flight; but that one has already boarded, and the new targets are people boarding a flight for New York City.

In addition to the dead and injured, 35 passengers are held hostage for more than two hours before the Muslim terrorists surrender to Greek police.

The terrorists are identified as Talaat Hussein Abdallah and Zemed Mohammed Ahmed. They will be charged with manslaughter and sentenced to death by the Greek courts. However, those sentences will be commuted to life in prison in 1974 in exchange for Muslim terrorists releasing a hijacked Greek freighter.

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