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PA Ministry of Health, Fatah call 3 terrorists who murdered an Israeli policewoman "Martyrs"

Headline: “Three young people died as Martyrs and a female occupation soldier was killed, Deir Abu Mash'al under tight closure; Fatah condemns the occupation’s crime and demands international protection be provided to our people”
     “The [PA] Ministry of Health announced yesterday evening [June 16, 2017] that three young people were shot by occupation forces and died as Martyrs (Shahids) (i.e., terrorists, carried out stabbing and shooting attacks, 1 Israeli murdered) at Damascus Gate in occupied Jerusalem.
The ministry announced a confirmation that the Palestinian contact notified it that three young people died as Martyrs, of whom Bara Ibrahim Saleh Ata (18) and Adel Hassan Ahmed Ankoush (18) were identified, while it was not possible to identify the third Martyr. An additional five were injured, one of them seriously.
Hebrew sources said that a female occupation soldier named Hadas Malka (23) was stabbed and killed, and that an additional 4 Israelis were injured…
The Palestinian National Liberation Movement ‘Fatah’ condemned the killing of three young people in East Jerusalem by the occupation. The Fatah Movement said yesterday evening in a statement that the Israeli policy of escalation… proves that the occupation government is continuing its policy. It added that these shootings will leave the region in a state of tension. Fatah emphasized that the occupation government must immediately stop this escalation that does not serve the security and stability of the region. It also demanded that the international community seriously consider providing international defense to the defenseless Palestinian people.”
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Bara Saleh, Adel Ankoush, Osama Ata – three Palestinian terrorists who carried out a terror attack in Jerusalem on June 16, 2017. Two of the terrorists, one armed with an automatic weapon and the other with a knife, attacked Israeli police officers north of the Old City of Jerusalem. Seconds later a third terrorist stabbed and murdered Israeli border policewoman Hadas Malka, 23, at the Old City’s Damascus Gate as she and other officers were responding to the first attack. All three terrorists were shot and killed by the Israeli officers. Aside from Malka, four Israelis were wounded in the attack. ISIS initially claimed responsibility for the attack but Hamas rejected the claim, saying the terrorists were members of Hamas and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP).

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