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Official PA daily glorifies terrorist who led murder of 37

Headline: “Today is the 39th anniversary of the death as a Martyr of Dalal Mughrabi”
    “Today [March 11, 2017] is the 39th anniversary of the death as a Martyr (Shahid) of fighter Dalal Mughrabi (i.e., terrorist who led murder of 37, 12 of them children). Dalal decided to join the ranks of the Palestinian revolution and to be active in the ranks of the self-sacrificing fighters (Fedayeen) in the Fatah Movement during her studies, and she took many military courses and many classes on guerilla warfare. During [the courses] she trained with different types of weapons, and she was known for her courage, her high national sentiment , and her devotion to Palestine and Fatah.
The assassination of the three leaders Kamal Adwan, Kamal Nasser, and Abu Yusuf Al-Najjar (i.e., terror leaders, see note below) by Israel in 1973 set the zero hour for Dalal Mughrabi’s operation (i.e., terror attack).
On the morning of March 11, 1978, Dalal and her team disembarked from a boat that passed opposite the Palestinian coast, and got in to two [rubber] boats. The operation of disembarking on the coast succeeded without the Israelis succeeding in discovering them, because they did not correctly assess the courage of the Palestinians.
Dalal and her team succeeded in reaching Tel Aviv (sic., they did not reach the city) and took control of a bus with all of its soldier passengers (sic., the passengers were civilians), while the clash with Israelis outside of the bus continued. The operation led to killed and wounded on the Israeli side, and in light of the great losses, the government of Israel appointed a special team commanded by Ehud Barak (i.e., who later served as Israeli prime minister) to stop the bus and kill and arrest its passengers. They used airplanes and tanks to surround the self-sacrificing fighters, which caused Dalal Mughrabi to blow up the bus and its passengers, and led to the death of the Israeli soldiers (sic.). When the self-sacrificing fighters’ ammunition ran out, Barak ordered to shoot down all of the self-sacrificing fighters with machine guns, and they all died as Martyrs.”
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Dalal Mughrabi led the most lethal terror attack in Israel’s history, known as the Coastal Road massacre, in 1978, when she and other Fatah terrorists hijacked a bus on Israel's Coastal Highway, murdering 37 civilians, 12 of them children, and wounding over 70.

Kamal Adwan and Kamal Nasser were both senior members of Black September who were killed by Israeli forces in April 1973. Kamal Nasser was also the spokesperson for the PLO and Fatah. Kamal Adwan was responsible for Fatah terrorist operations in Israel.

Abu Yusuf Al-Najjar was Arafat's deputy and among the founders of Fatah. He was the Commander of Al-Asifa, Fatah’s military unit, and member of Fatah’s Central Committee and PLO’s Executive Committee. He also was the Commander of Operations of the terrorist organization Black September and involved in the murder of 11 Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympics (Sept. 5, 1972). He was killed by Israel in 1973.

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