Fatah Facebook sends “a thousand blessings to… our Prince of Martyrs,” Abu Jihad
Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page
Posted text: “In the month of the [first] Intifada (i.e., Palestinian wave of violence and terror against Israel, 1987-1993), a thousand blessings to the one who detonated the Intifada, our Prince of Martyrs (Shahids) Abu Jihad
A picture of our fighters in southern Lebanon after his assassination on April 16, 1988”
The image shows armed men holding a picture of Abu Jihad and a picture of Yasser Arafat.
Abu Jihad (Khalil Al-Wazir) was a founder of Fatah and deputy to Yasser Arafat. He headed the PLO terror organization's military wing and also planned many deadly Fatah terror attacks in the 1960’s - 1980’s. These attacks, which killed a total of 125 Israelis, included the most lethal in Israeli history - the hijacking of a bus and killing of 37 civilians, 12 of them children.