Palestinian Opens Fire On Tourists at Empire State Building

Timeline of History

History Topics
Religious Intolerance
Countries

Palestinian Ali Abu Kamal opens fire on tourists on the observation deck of the Empire State Building, killing one and wounding another six before committing suicide.

Kamal is a 69-year-old teacher whose motives are unclear. Law enforcement will say that Kamal is angry over the situation of Palestinians in Israel while his widow will say that he was upset over financial matters.

Powered by JReviews

Today's Major Events

John Ashcroft Implies Atheists Aren't Civilized at Religious Convention
100,000 Japanese Americans Interned Until End of WWII
 Boerne v. Flores: Court Rules RFRA is Unconstitutional

February History Calendar