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Palestinian social media celebrates bus bombing in Jerusalem that injured 21

Headline: "#We_left_a_sign_for_them and #The_flying_bus_roof are flooding the social media"

“The hashtags #We_left_a_sign_for_them and #The_flying_bus_roof have stirred up emotions on social media since last night [April 18, 2016] with blessings on the Jerusalem operation (i.e., bus bombing attack, 21 injured).

Young Palestinians from all over Palestine have posted responses mocking the occupation and threatening the Israeli soldiers, after the first self-sacrifice (Fida'i) operation (i.e., suicide attack) carried out since the beginning of the popular uprising in the Palestinian territories.

The tweeters on social media used hashtags and pictures to express the joy flooding them after they heard the news of the operation.
[Independent Palestinian news agency] Donia Al-Watan has followed the responses of the Palestinian public through these hashtags in order to see the extent of the mockery of the occupation soldiers and the blessings of this operation.

It should be noted that the expression 'flying bus roof' was a famous expression of Hamas leadership member Martyr (Shahid) Abd Al-Aziz Al-Rantisi (i.e., co-founder of the terrorist organization Hamas) during the Jerusalem Intifada at the end of 2000 (i.e., PA terror campaign 2000-2005), and the [new] operation took place on the anniversary of his death as a Martyr."


A selection of social media posts from the article:
Account name: "Abd Al-Hakim Abu Riyash"
The picture shows firemen trying to extinguish flames emerging from a bus.
Posted text: "#The_flying_bus_roof...
The anniversary of Al-Rantisi's death as a Martyr ;)"


The image shows a terrified Jewish couple, a man with side curls and a woman with a head covering, on the roof of a bus that is flying in the air after a bus was bombed.
Text on the bus roof: Jerusalem-Hell line"
Posted text: The_flying_bus_roof"


The cartoon shows Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu making a phone call and listening to the following message with tears running down his face:
"We are sorry but it is possible that the bus you are trying to call is burnt or ground up..."
Posted text:  "The_flying_bus_roof
#Cartoon_by_Hisham_Shamaly"

The image shows a burning bus and a picture of terrorist Yahya Ayyash.
Text in image: "The_flying_bus_roof
#Ayyash_is_coming"
Posted text: "O Martyrdom-seeker (Ishtish’hadi)
Tighten your belt and blow yourself up, these are your days
O, how good are your bombs and land mines, blow up the wanton Zionist
#The_flying_bus_roof"


The cartoon shows Israeli MP Aryeh Deri saying to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: "What do you want to do to the Palestinians after the bus explosion today?"
Netanyahu: "Nothing. It does not matter what I do to them, I cannot defeat them, they are not afraid."
Posted text: "Can you really???
Share the picture for Palestine's heroes
#The_flying_bus_roof"

The image shows a picture of a burnt bus with an emoticon that crying with laughter and the hashtag: "#We_left_a_sign_for_them"


Jerusalem line 12 bus bombing – On April 18, 2016, a Hamas terrorist, Abd Al-Hamid Abu Sorour, 19, carried out a suicide bombing attack when he placed a bomb on bus no. 12 in the Talpiot neighborhood in southeast Jerusalem. 21 people were injured in the attack. Abu Sorour, died of his injuries a few days later in an Israeli hospital.

Yahya Ayyash - The first Hamas bomb-maker and leader of Hamas’ Izz A-Din Al-Qassam Brigades in the West Bank, he is considered the initiator of Palestinian suicide bombings and nicknamed “the engineer.” He built the bombs used in many terror attacks, including the Mehola Junction bombing (2 killed, 9 injured, April 16, 1993), the Afula bus bombing (8 killed, 55 injured, April 6, 1994), the Hadera central station bombing (6 killed, 30 injured, April 13, 1994), the Tel Aviv bus 5 bombing (22 killed, 47 injured, Oct. 19, 1994), the Ramat Gan bus bombing (6 killed, 33 wounded, July 24, 1995), the Ramat Eshkol bus bombing (5 killed, over 100 injured, Aug. 21, 1995), and the Bet Lid bombing (22 killed, 66 injured, Jan. 22, 1995). He was killed by Israeli security forces on Jan. 5, 1996.
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