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Fatah claims Hamas lied about PA condemnation of Jerusalem terror attack that killed 2 Israelis, accuses Hamas of arresting rocket launchers

Text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page
Posted text: “The Hamas movement is publishing announcements in which it condemns the [PA] Palestinian presidential office [claiming that the PA] condemned the Jerusalem operation (i.e., terror attack on Oct. 9, 2016, 2 murdered), although this is completely baseless. The question for the Hamas movement is why you arrested 63 activists from Gaza on charges of firing the rocket at the settlement of Eshkol (i.e., Eshkol regional council) [on Oct. 6, 2016], if the resistance is [actually] important to you!”

Musbah Abu Sbeih – 39-year-old Palestinian terrorist who murdered 2 Israelis and wounded 5 others in 3 drive-by shooting attacks in Jerusalem on Oct. 9, 2016. Abu Sbeih, who held Israeli residency status, began his shooting spree at the Ammunition Hill light rail stop and continued to the Shimon Hatzadik neighborhood. He was killed in an exchange of fire with Israeli border police officers during the attack. On the morning of the attack, Abu Sbeih was due to turn himself in to begin a 4 month jail sentence, after being convicted in January 2015 on numerous counts of inciting to terror and supporting a terror organization. On his Facebook page, Abu Sbeih praised terror groups including Hamas as well as terrorists who carried out attacks and actively called for attacks against Israelis. In July 2016, Abu Sbeih was given a distancing order from the Temple Mount that was to be in effect until the end of October 2016.