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Mother of Martyr 'extremely satisfied' with son's death

Video and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: “Moving | ‘They accompanied the Martyr (Shahid) [to the wedding] (i.e., Martyr's funeral is considered wedding to the 72 Virgins in Paradise in Islam) according to the tradition…’

Mother of Martyr Ahmed Manasrah (i.e., Palestinian rock thrower shot by Israeli soldier) from the village of Wadi Fukin wishes him [well] following his death in southern Bethlehem.”

Mother of Ahmed Manasrah: “I consider my son to be a Martyr with Allah. Allah willing, our Lord will place him with the Martyrs, prophets, and righteous in the highest level of Paradise. My son sacrificed his life for Palestine, and Allah willing Palestine will be liberated. All our lives are for you, Palestine! By Allah, nothing is too precious for you, Palestine. May Allah take revenge on the occupier – Allah willing he [the occupier] will pass. My Lord, I am extremely satisfied with my son’s death as a Martyr. Praise Allah! Praise Allah!

(The mother of Ahmed Manasrah begins to sing –Ed.) They have accompanied the Martyr [to the wedding] according to the tradition, Allah, Allah

They have accompanied the Martyr to his second home in Paradise, Allah, Allah”

Ahmed Jamal Mahmoud Manasrah – 28-year-old Palestinian rioter who was shot and killed by an Israeli soldier after he threw rocks at passing cars near a military post by the entrance to Bethlehem on March 20, 2019. An Israeli army investigation found the soldier followed standard procedures in warning Manasrah to stop before opening fire; one other Palestinian was also shot and wounded by the soldier. The Israeli army announced it will continue to investigate the incident.