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Fatah threatens escalation and a "response on the ground" to the killing of three Fatah terrorists

Headline: “Fatah’s Nablus secretary threatens: Fatah will respond on the ground”


“Fatah Movement Secretary in Nablus Muhammad Hamdan declared general mourning for the souls of the three Martyrs that Israel assassinated in Nablus (refers to assassination of Fatah terrorists planning an imminent shooting attack; see note below -Ed.).

Hamdan told [the independent Palestinian news agency] Ma’an… that Fatah’s response to the crimes of the settlers and the occupation forces will be on the ground.”



Adham Mabrouka Al-Shishani, Muhammad Al-Dakhil, and Ashraf Mubaslat – Palestinian terrorists and members of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades (Fatah’s military wing) who were shot and killed by Israeli security forces in Nablus on Feb. 8, 2022. When killed the terrorists were armed with two M-16 semi-automatic assault rifles and intelligence indicated that they were planning an imminent terror attack. The terrorists had already committed six shooting attacks against Israeli civilians and soldiers in previous weeks, among them: Jan. 25, 2022 - shooting on an Israeli military post near Nablus. Jan. 27, 2022 - shooting on a military post between the Israeli towns of Elon Moreh and Itamar east of Nablus. Jan. 29, 2022 - shooting on an Israeli military vehicle as it drove next to the PA village of Tell southwest of Nablus. Feb. 2, 2022 - shooting on a military post at an entrance to Nablus. PMW was unable to determine the details of the remaining two attacks, which reportedly targeted Israeli towns.