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Official Fatah Facebook page celebrates the anniversary of 1982 capture of IDF soldiers, listing its results

Images and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: “This day, on Sept. 4, 1982, at 11:00 a.m., the Fatah Movement carried out one of its most important operations in the Bhamadoun area in southern Lebanon and captured eight [Israeli] soldiers and exchanged them for Palestinian and Arab prisoners. Two of them [the Israeli soldiers] were given to the Popular Front [for the Liberation of Palestine] – General Command (PFLP-GC). The results were as follows:
1. The release of 4,700 prisoners (i.e., terrorists) from the Ansar [detention] camp, Nabatieh, and Sidon [in Lebanon].
2. The release of 100 (sic., 65) prisoners from the prisons in the 1948 territories (i.e., Israel).
3. The return of the Palestinian Research Center archive.”

The image shows the Fatah logo that includes a grenade, crossed rifles, and the PA map of “Palestine” that presents all of Israel as “Palestine” together with the PA areas.
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The capture of 8 Israeli soldiers in Lebanon – On Sept. 4, 1982, 8 Israeli soldiers were captured by Fatah terrorists in Bhamadoun, Lebanon. Two of them were handed to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) and 6 were held by Fatah. Fatah released the 6 soldiers on Nov. 23, 1983 as part of an exchange deal in which Israel released 4,700 terrorists that were held in Lebanon and 65 terrorists held in Israel. The two handed over to the PFLP were released on May 21, 1985, as part of an exchange deal in which Israel released 1,150 terrorist prisoners.

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