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Abbas calls mastermind of Munich Olympics massacre "a wonderful brother, companion"

Headline: "The President [Abbas] expresses condolences over the death of the fighters Muhammad Oudeh and Ja'afar Shadid..."
     "President Mahmoud Abbas sent a telegram of condolences yesterday over the death of the great fighter Muhammad Daoud Oudeh, 'Abu Daoud,' who died just before reaching 70. The telegram of condolences read: 'The deceased was one of the prominent leaders of the Fatah movement and lived a life filled with the struggle, devoted effort, and the enormous sacrifice of the deceased for the sake of the legitimate problem of his people, in many spheres. He was at the forefront on every battlefield, with the aim of defending the [Palestinian] revolution. What a wonderful brother, companion, tough and persistent, relentless fighter."

Note: Muhammad Daoud Oudeh, also known as Abu Daoud, planned the 1972 attack on Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympics. On Sept. 5, 1972, eight members of the Palestinian terror organization Black September broke into the athletes' village at the Munich Olympics. They kidnapped and ultimately murdered 11 Israeli athletes and coaches. Oudeh died in July 2010. His death received extensive coverage in the official PA media, and he was glorified by PA leaders as a hero and Shahid - Martyr.
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