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Mother upon news of daughter's suicide bombing: "I want to sing, she is a bride"

PA TV program The Best Mothers visits the mother of Darin Abu Aisheh, a suicide bomber who blew herself up at a roadblock in 2002, wounding three Israelis. The mother spoke with pride of how she received the news of her daughter's death, seeing it as her wedding:
     "I didn't scream, even my scarf stayed on my head. Everyone came.
Everyone heard what happened... I was sitting and started to sing to her.
I said, 'It's the night before your wedding, Darin, and we won't see you anymore, my daughter.' People around me said, 'Allah be with you.'
I said, 'I haven't gone mad, I'm not crazy. I want to sing, Darin is a bride.'"

PA TV focused on a poster of the terrorist displayed in the mother's home with the following text and Quran quote:
"Fight them, and Allah will punish them by your hands, cover them with shame, help you (to victory) over them, heal the breasts of Believers" [Quran 14, 9]
"The Palestinian National Liberation Movement - Fatah - Beit Wazan branch is happy to announce [the death of] the heroic Martyrdom-seeker, Darin Muhammad Tawfiq Abu Aisheh Member of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades"
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Note: Islamic tradition says that male Martyrs marry the 72 Dark-Eyed virgins of Paradise. There is also a belief that a female Martyr becomes one of the virgins and marries a Martyr.

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