Fatah website glorifies terrorist who led murder of 37, exulting in murder and injury of dozens
Headline: "On this exact date in modern Palestinian history"
"March 11, 1973: Dalal Mughrabi (i.e., terrorist who led murder of 37, 12 of them children) died as a Martyr in a self-sacrificing operation in which Fatah Movement naval commando units led by Dalal Mughrabi attacked the Israeli coast (i.e., the Coastal Road Massacre; see note below), and Israel responded by sending 3,000 soldiers to Lebanon and occupied southern Lebanon and caused heavy casualties.
Today, Wednesday [March 11, 2020], is the 42nd anniversary of the death as a Martyr of Palestinian fighter Dalal Mughrabi, who led the Kamal Adwan operation (i.e., the Coastal Road Massacre) together with 12 self-sacrificing fighters (Fedayeen), of whom 11 of died as Martyrs [including Mughrabi] and 2 were taken hostage. 39 (sic., 37) Israelis were killed in the operation and over 80 more were wounded on the road between Haifa and Tel Aviv…
On the morning of March 11, 1978, Mughrabi disembarked with her group from two boats that passed opposite the Palestinian coast, and succeeded in disembarking and reaching the coast without the Israelis succeeding in discovering them because [the Israelis] did not properly assess the Palestinians' courage.
Dalal and her group succeeded in going in the direction of Tel Aviv and took control of a bus with all of its soldier passengers (sic., the passengers were all civilians, including children) at the same time that the confrontation with other Israeli bodies continued outside of the bus. This operation led to the fall of hundreds of killed and wounded on the Israeli side. (Sic., 37 Israelis were murdered.) In light of the large losses, the government of Israel appointed a special group from the army led by Ehud Barak (then military commander and later prime minister of Israel –Ed.) in order to stop the bus and kill and arrest its [Palestinian] passengers. They used airplanes and tanks in order to surround the self-sacrificing fighters, which caused Dalal Mughrabi to blow up the bus and its passengers and led to the killing of the Israeli soldiers."
The article includes a picture of terrorist Dalal Mughrabi wearing a keffiyeh (Arab headdress) and holding an assault rifle.
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.
Coastal Road Massacre - In March 1978, a group of Fatah terrorists from Lebanon led by Dalal Mughrabi hijacked a bus on Israel's Coastal Highway. Confronted by the Israeli army, the terrorists murdered many of the passengers on the bus, in total 37 civilians,12 of them children, and wounded more than 70. The attack, orchestrated by arch-terrorist Abu Jihad (Khalil Al-Wazir), is known in Israel as the Coastal Road Massacre.
Kamal Adwan was responsible for Fatah’s terrorist operations in Israel in the early 1970’s and was a senior member of Black September, a secret branch of Fatah. He was killed by Israeli forces in April 1973.
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