On Women’s Day, PA TV honors murderer Dalal Mughrabi and plane hijacker Laila Khaled – They are “the most prominent names”
Official PA TV reporter: "Palestinian women have created a history filled with their resolve, with their strength, and [for] some of them – with [sacrificing] their freedom in prison… Through their Martyrdom-deaths Palestinian women have participated in chapters of struggle in the most prominent events in Palestinian history. It will never be possible to review the struggle of the Palestinian women without [mentioning] the two self-sacrificing fighters Dalal Mughrabi and Laila Khaled – the first woman who hijacked an Israeli plane – as the most prominent names of the Palestinian resistance."
“Self-sacrificing fighter Laila Khaled, who hijacked an Israeli plane [in] 1969.”
“Self-sacrificing fighter Dalal Mughrabi”
Dalal Mughrabi – female Palestinian terrorist who 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.
Laila Khaled - Palestinian terrorist and member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) who participated in the hijacking of TWA flight 840 from Rome to Athens on Aug. 29, 1969 and the hijacking of El Al flight 219 from Amsterdam to New York on Sept. 6, 1970. The second hijacking was averted by the pilot and security personnel on board. They shot Khaled’s accomplice, Patrick Argüello, who had murdered one of the flight attendants. Khaled was overpowered and the plane landed in London, where Khaled was handed over and held by British police until she was exchanged on Oct. 1, 1970 for hostages held by the PFLP.
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