Terrorist responsible for murder of at least 9, including infant, praised by Fatah as “prominent fighter”
The screenshot shows a man firing an assault rifle into the air.
Text on screen: “Nineteen years since the death of the uncompromising resistance member
A long journey of struggle
Whose title was ‘Martyrdom on the land of Palestine’
He joined the ranks of the revolution at age 18
And led military teams that inflicted heavy losses on the Israeli occupation in the Interior (i.e., “Palestine”) and outside (i.e., abroad)
This is Marwan Zalum…
He joined Fatah and became one of its most prominent fighters”
Posted text on Fatah Facebook page: “The 19th anniversary of the death as a Martyr of commander Marwan Zalum ‘Abu Saja’ (i.e., terrorist, responsible for murder of at least 9), who recorded the meaning of heroism and struggle”
Marwan Zalum - Palestinian terrorist and commander of the Hebron branch of the Tanzim (Fatah terror faction). He was responsible for a number of terror attacks in the Hebron region, including sending the terrorist who in a shooting attack murdered the infant Shalhevet Pass in her stroller on March 26, 2001. Zalum also provided the explosive device used in a suicide attack at the entrance to Jerusalem's Mahane Yehuda open market on April 12, 2002, in which 6 Israelis were murdered and 80 wounded. He organized the planting of a bomb in southern Hebron, which murdered Israeli soldier Shai Cohen on July 9, 2001, and initiated a shooting attack at the entrance to Kiryat Arba on July 12, 2001, in which 1 person was murdered. Zalum was killed by the Israeli army on April 22, 2002.