Hadassah medical convoy massacre

The Hadassah medical convoy massacre took place on April 13, 1948, when a convoy, escorted by Haganah militia, bringing medical and fortification supplies and personnel to Hadassah Hospital on Mount Scopus was ambushed by Arab forces.

Claimed as retribution for the Deir Yassin massacre, Seventy-nine Jewish residents of Mandate Palestine, mostly doctors and nurses, were killed in the attack.