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PA daily: Israel removes reinstated monument in Jenin to "Martyr" terrorist killer of 31

Headline: “Three civilians were shot and wounded in Jenin and Kafr Qaddum, the occupation removed the Martyr Khaled Nazzal monument”
     “Two young people were shot and wounded early yesterday morning [June 30, 2017] during clashes between [Palestinian] civilians and [Israeli] occupation forces at the western entrance of Jenin. The occupation forces invaded the city early yesterday morning and destroyed the monument in memory of Martyr (Shahid) Khaled Nazzal (i.e., terrorist, responsible for murder of 31) - who in the past was a member of the central committee of the Democratic Front [for the Liberation of Palestine] – that was established on Haifa Street at the western entrance to Jenin.”
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Pictures from an article published by the independent Palestinian news agency Donia Al-Watan on June 30, 2017, show the site of the removed monument, as well as a notice in Arabic left by the Israeli army.


Text on notice: “This monument was removed due to the incitement and memorialization of terrorist Khaled Nazzal, who was responsible for terror attacks against citizens of the State of Israel”

Khaled Nazzal – Secretary of the Central Committee of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP), and commander of its military branch. He was responsible for terrorists taking school children as hostages and murdering 22 children and 4 adults in Ma’alot (May 15, 1974), the murder of 4 hostages in an apartment building in Beit Shean (Nov. 11, 1974), and a shooting and grenade attack in central Jerusalem in which 1 was murdered and 47 others were wounded (April 2, 1984).

Note: The monument had previously been removed by the Jenin municipality but was was reinstated shortly afterwards following public pressure.


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