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Terrorist family glorified in official PA daily; terrorist grandson who injured 21 Israelis “just loved Palestine and hated the occupation”

Headline: “The father and the grandson – two Martyrs between two times!”

“In July 1981, residents of the Lebanese capital, Beirut, found shelter in their homes from the hot weather and high humidity, and Abd Al-Hamid Abu Sorour ‘Abu Al-Ghadab’ was in the main headquarters of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP) in the Al-Fakhani neighborhood in southwest Beirut, when the occupation’s helicopters attacked the headquarters. A number of Abu Al-Ghadab’s comrades succeeded in getting away, but he wanted to save as many documents as possible, which he considered important to the front (i.e., DFLP) to which he belonged, before leaving, but death, which the occupation’s missiles scattered there, was faster than him, and he who served as deputy director of the Syrian branch of the DFLP died as a Martyr (Shahid)…

Abd Al-Hamid was born in the village of Beit Nattif in the low hills of Palestine, deported with his family, and afterwards chose what he considered the shortest way to return to Beit Nattif. After a number of years, his daughter Azhar returned to the occupied territories in order to marry a relative, while continuing to carry the dream of the Martyr father… She and her husband named their son Abd Al-Hamid so that he would bear the name of his Martyr grandfather, and over the last few days the family has experienced its most difficult days after the disappearance of the son Abd Al-Hamid Abu Sorour, 17 years old, together with the conflicting reports regarding the explosion on bus no. 12 on the road between the settlements of Har Homa and Talpiot (i.e., Jewish neighborhoods in southeast Jerusalem), which are separated from the Aida refugee camp by walls and heightened security measures. However all of these did not prevent the second Abd Al-Hamid, who died as a Martyr two days ago [April 21, 2016], and who is accused by the occupation authorities of the bus explosion that took place last Monday [April 18, 2016], from getting there…

The connection between the grandfather Abd Al-Hamid and the grandson Abd Al-Hamid is revealed in the eulogy of grandmother Intisar Muhammad Sa’id, who lives in Damascus: ‘I spent three and a half years with my grandson, the heroic Palestinian Martyr, when I was in Palestine, and the occupation was the only thing he was interested in. He got up in the morning and asked about the intifada – “How many operations (i.e., terror attacks) were there today? And who died as a Martyr? I love all of the heroic Martyrs from all of the Palestinian factions.” The only thing that interested him was avenging the death of his Martyr grandfather Abd Al-Hamid Hammad Abu Sorour. He did not belong to any faction or organization. He was just a persistent Palestinian who loved Palestine and hated the occupation.’

She added: ‘O hero, we will not forget you, O dear [one], O persistent, O hero. He told me in the past “Do not go away and leave me an orphan.” O my dear, you have left me an orphan and broken my support. You are the best and dearest Martyr in the world.’

Abd Al-Hamid the second, looked upon in the Aida refugee camp and the other territories as a hero who brought back fear to the Israeli streets, is not the first Martyr the Abu Sorour family has sacrificed in this uprising, as the occupation forces killed 12-year-old Martyr Muhammad Ahmad Abu Sorour on January 12, 2016 (during conflicts with the IDF in the town of Beit Jala, near Bethlehem –Ed.).

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.