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Song at Fatah event to honor high school graduates glorifies terror attack in which 37 civilians were killed

PA TV host: "A public ceremony is being held under the auspices of President Mahmoud Abbas..."
Words of song:
     "No one outshines the Fatah member
     He mounts his machine gun on the tripod
     His eyes are to Al-Aqsa [Mosque] - the Fatah member...
     They got off the boats near the [Israeli] shore
     [to hijack an Israeli bus in 1978]
     [Squad leader] Dalal [Mughrabi] fights and battles the soldiers
     [37 Israeli civilians were killed]
     Be safe, you defiant, oh Fatah member!
     ...
     They went [ashore] as birds of prey,
     the heroic Al-Saika (PLO unit)
     The men of Yasser [Arafat], Al-'Asifa (Fatah unit)
     The enemy's army fled trembling.
     Let's hail Fatah!"

Note: Dalal Mughrabi led the most lethal terror attack in Israel’s history in 1978, when she and other terrorists hijacked a bus and killed 37 civilians, 12 of them children. A number of Fatah dignitaries attended the event.


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