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Fatah official glorifies killers of Israeli mother and her 2 children as "Martyrs" who "provided a model of struggle"

Tawfiq Tirawi, Facebook  |
Text and picture posted on the Facebook page of Fatah Central Committee member Tawfiq Tirawi

Posted text: “On June 23, 1974 (sic., the terror attack actually took place on June 25), a unit of Palestinian self-sacrificing (Fida’i) fighters attacked the city of Nahariya in occupied Palestine in a battle that lasted five hours, during which the commanders of the operation died as Martyrs (Shahids), and provided a model of struggle that the years and days are unable to erase.”

The picture shows the terrorists responsible for the lethal attack.

1974 Nahariya attack – On June 25, 1974, three Palestinian terrorists – Abd Al-Rahim Nasif, Ahmad Abd Al-‘Al, and Muhammad Hanafi - who had reached Israel by boat from Lebanon broke into an apartment building in Nahariya, where they murdered 30-year-old Irena Zarankin, her 10-year-old daughter Ronit, and her 5-year-old son Gilad. Zarankin’s husband Mordechai had made a rope out of sheets for them to escape out the window and blockaded the door, but one of the terrorists was waiting below and shot Irena Zarankin and the children as they climbed down. Mordechai Zarankin survived the attack. Israeli soldiers who arrived at the scene killed all three terrorists, but in the exchange of fire 21-year-old soldier Danny Senesh was also murdered.