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Terrorist involved in murder of 4 was “special patriot,” “a lion of Palestine” - PA TV host


Official PA TV host: "A symbol of the rifle and the stone… News has been published of the death as a Martyr of the special patriot who never was broken; “Allahu Akbar” (i.e., “Allah is greatest”)… O Palestine, your son has died as a Martyr. Kamal Abu Wa’er has died as a Martyr” …

Text on screen: “Martyr prisoner Kamal Abu Wa’er”

Host: “The pain is great and the wound is deep over the passing of one of the lions of Palestine, brother Kamal Abu Wa’er… Kamal Abu Wa’er, a special man and a patriot, a noble man and prominent commander in the [Palestinian] National Liberation Movement – “Fatah.” Glory to him and glory to all our Martyrs."

Kamal Abu Wa’er – Palestinian terrorist and member of the PA Presidential Security Force 17 who participated in a number of lethal terror attacks including: the murder of Israeli border policeman Madhat Yousef in a shooting attack at Joseph’s Tomb in Nablus on Oct. 1, 2000; the murder of Rabbi Benjamin Herling in a shooting attack at Mount Eival on Oct. 19, 2000; the shooting and murder of Arnaldo Agranionic, a guard at the town of Itamar, on May 8, 2001; and the murder of 16-year-old Aliza Malka in a drive-by shooting near the entrance of Kibbutz Meirav on Aug. 9, 2001. Abu Wa'er was serving 6 life sentences and died in prison in November 2020.