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Today in Israel’s History – Hospital Convoy Ambushed (1948)

On the morning of the 4th of Nisan, a civilian convoy of doctors and nurses travelling to the Hadassa Hospital on Mount Scopus was attacked by Arab forces. Of the 10 vehicles in the caravan, 5 escaped. The other 5 vehicles, however, which included 2 buses and an ambulance, were riddled with machine gun fire and then set ablaze. …