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Street in Hebron named after terrorist commander responsible for multiple terror attacks

“The Hebron Municipality has turned the city’s streets into ‘an open construction site,’ after it carried out a series of projects. It said that this was done in accordance with its strategic plan for the next three years…

The municipality began restoring Martyr Marwan Zalum (Abu Kteileh) Street… which constitutes one of the central and most important roads in the city.”

(Marwan Zalum was a terrorist commander responsible for a number of lethal attacks –Ed.


Marwan Zalum - Palestinian terrorist and commander of the Hebron branch of the Tanzim (Fatah terror faction). He was responsible for a number of terror attacks in the Hebron region, including sending the terrorist who in a shooting attack murdered the infant Shalhevet Pass in her stroller on March 26, 2001. Zalum also provided the explosive device used in a suicide attack at the entrance to Jerusalem's Mahane Yehuda open market on April 12, 2002, in which 6 Israelis were murdered and 80 wounded. He organized the planting of a bomb in southern Hebron, which murdered Israeli soldier Shai Cohen on July 9, 2001, and initiated a shooting attack at the entrance to Kiryat Arba on July 12, 2001, in which 1 person was murdered. Zalum was killed by the Israeli army on April 22, 2002.

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