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Fatah Facebook commemorates terror attack in which 10 Israelis were murdered by a sniper

Image and text posted on the Facebook page of the Fatah Movement – Bethlehem Branch

Posted text: “On this date prince of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades (i.e., Fatah’s military wing) Thaer Kayed Hammad (i.e., terrorist, murdered 10) – who was born on July 25, 1980 – carried out the Wadi Al-Haramiya operation (i.e., terror attack). He fired 25 bullets.
The result: 11 soldiers and settlers [were killed], and nine others were wounded (sic., 7 soldiers and 3 civilians were murdered, and 6 were wounded).
The date it was carried out: March 3, 2002.
The operation did not continue because the rifle exploded.
He was arrested and sentenced to 11 life sentences.”

The image shows terrorist Thaer Hammad.

Text on image:
“The sniper from Wadi Al-Haramiya”
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Thaer Hammad – serving 11 life sentences for murdering 10 Israelis, 3 civilians and 7 soldiers, by shooting them with a sniper rifle from a hilltop in Wadi Al-Haramiya in the West Bank on March 3, 2002.

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