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Imprisoned murderer’s nephew wants to “buy a rifle” to set him free and take back Jaffa and Jerusalem

Sister of terrorist prisoner Mahmoud Abu Jneid: “My son Muhammad always says to me: “Mom, tell me about Uncle Mahmoud [Abu Jneid].” Even when he was younger he would always tell me: “I want to buy a rifle.” [I asked:] “Why do you want to buy a rifle?” [He said:] “I want to bring back Uncle Mahmoud, and we will bring you back.” Several times we took them to Jaffa (i.e., Israeli city) and I told him: “Son, this is our city, it belongs to us.” He told me: “I want to go see Uncle Mahmoud in prison and bring both of you back to Jaffa, because Jaffa is ours and Jerusalem is also ours. The Jews took it. But I want to get Uncle Mahmoud out [of prison] so we can go together.” In their eyes their uncle is an extraordinary hero.”

Mahmoud Abu Jneid – Palestinian terrorist and member of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades (Fatah’s military wing) who was involved in sending terrorists who shot and murdered 2 Israeli soldiers – Yigal Lifshitz and Ofer Sharabi – at the Beka’ot military base on April 10, 2003. Abu Jneid, together with Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades terrorist Khaled Abu Hanoud, was also involved in several other attacks including an attempted car bombing that was thwarted in September 2003; sending a suicide bomber who wounded 3 Israeli soldiers in Tulkarem on Oct. 9, 2003; and sending a suicide bomber who wounded 1 Israeli soldier at a military checkpoint near Azzoun east of Qalqilya.


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