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Poster at protest calls terrorist who killed 3 “heroic”


Official PA TV News, report on a sit-down strike demanding the return of terrorists’ bodies

Participants in the strike display a poster with a picture of terrorist Baha Alyan who murdered 3 Israelis in Jerusalem together with an accomplice in October 2015

Text on poster: “[The people of the] Arab seat of Al-Sawahrah – Jabel Mukaber (i.e., neighborhoods in Jerusalem) accompanies [the groom] (i.e., Martyr's funeral is considered wedding to the 72 Virgins in Paradise in Islam) of our Palestinian people, a son of Al-Sawahrah and Jerusalem, heroic Martyr (Shahid) Baha Alyan, who carried out the brave operation (i.e., terror attack) in occupied Jerusalem on Tuesday Oct. 13, 2015”

Jerusalem line 78 bus terror attack - On Oct. 13, 2015, two Palestinian terrorists, Baha Alyan (22) and Bilal Ghanem (23) boarded a bus in Jerusalem's Armon Hanatziv neighborhood with a gun and a knife and attacked passengers, killing Israelis Chaim Haviv (78) and Alon Govberg (51), and Richard Lakin (76), and wounding 3 Israelis. Alyan was shot and killed by an Israeli security guard at the scene and Ghanem, a Hamas terrorist who served time in Israeli prison in 2013-2014, was wounded.