...in order to allow the Germans to free the terrorists in an agreement between the German state and the PLO; in return the latter agreed to refrain from attacks on Germans. That's why the 'hijacked' Lufthansa machine strangely had only 8 passengers. The former German secretary of justice (Bernhard Vogel) admitted this freely in a filmed interview screened in Germany and Israel. The article should have mentioned that 'detail'
Israeli forces shoot, lightly wound Palestinian they say was fleeing security check (Haaretz)