|El Motamadia amok case|
|Date|| August 23, 1974|
|Location(s)||El Motamadia, Egypt|
On August 23, 1974 a gunman opened fire with a submachine gun during a funeral in El Motamadia, a village about 60 miles north of Cairo, Egypt, killing eight people and wounding six others before fleeing. The motive behind the shooting was not immediately known, though it was speculated that it may have been linked to a family feud.