|Djerba amok case|
|Date|| October 8, 1985|
The man fired with his pistol at a crowd at the El Ghriba synagogue, during Simchat Torah prayers, he was supposed to protect. Among those killed were four Jews, two of them children, and among the wounded were at least three Muslims. He then tried to hijack a police car, killing a policeman who tried to stop him, and escape towards Libya, but was wounded and overpowered by his colleagues. He was later convicted and confined in a mental institution.
- ↑ Shots kill 3 at Tunisia synagogue, Chicago Tribune (October 9, 1985)
- ↑ Policeman kills three, hurts 15 in Tunisia crowd, Columbia Missourian (October 9, 1985)
- ↑ Tunisian security officer fires into group of people, kills one, Ocala Star-Banner (October 9, 1985)
- ↑ Tunisian Synagogue Blast Called Accident, The New York Times (April 13, 2002)
- ↑ Quarterly Economic Review of Tunisia, Malta; EIU, 1985.
- ↑ Singer, David: American Jewish Year Book 1994; Amer Jewish Committee, 1994. (p. 459) ISBN 9780874951059
- ↑ Djerba, Jewish Virtual Library