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Mother tells 16-year-old “Martyred” son: “You asked for Martyrdom and you achieved it.”

Headline: “The mother of Amjad Abu Alia: Today is your wedding” 

“‘You asked for Martyrdom and you achieved it, and today is your wedding (i.e., Martyrs are said to marry 72 Virgins in Paradise in Islam)’ – Amal Abu Alia said these words to her son Amjad [Abu Alia, age 16, killed while throwing stones at Israeli cars, July 29, 2022] the moment his body arrived. 

An Israeli soldier shot a bullet that hit the chest of young Amjad Abu Alia, 16, during violent confrontations with the occupation forces and settlers, which broke out… in the village of Al-Mughayyir east of Ramallah.” 

[Official PA daily Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, July 31, 2022] 

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