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Watch: 50th anniversary memorial ceremony for 1972 Olympic massacre begins in Munich

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier (L) and President Isaac Herzog lay a wreath during a ceremony to mark the 50th anniversary of the massacre of Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics, at the Fuerstenfeldbruck Air Base, southern Germany, on September 5, 2022. (Thomas KIENZLE / AFP)
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier (L) and President Isaac Herzog lay a wreath during a ceremony to mark the 50th anniversary of the massacre of Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics, at the Fuerstenfeldbruck Air Base, southern Germany, on September 5, 2022. (Thomas KIENZLE / AFP)

The memorial ceremony marking 50 years since the 1972 Munich Olympic massacre during which 11 Israelis were killed is beginning near Munich.

President Isaac Herzog is attending alongside some family members of the Israeli victims. Herzog is slated to speak, as is German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier.

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