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PLO official accused Israel for killing 15-year-old “Martyr”

Headline: “The chairman of the [Palestinian] National Council condemns the occupation’s crime in Nablus”


“Chairman of the [Palestinian] National Council (i.e., the legislative body of the PLO) Rawhi Fattouh condemned the crime that the occupation army committed yesterday [Nov. 9, 2022] in the area of Joseph’s Tomb in eastern Nablus (sic., refers to soldiers returning fire after Palestinian terrorists shot at a convoy of Israeli Parliament members they were guarding), which caused the death as a Martyr of young 15-year-old Mahdi Hashash (i.e., terrorist, attempted to use explosives against the convoy but they exploded prematurely, killing him) and the wounding of others.

In a press release, Fattouh said that the occupation’s crimes and assassinations, whose pace is increasing, express the desire for murder and crime among its forces,which receive orders from the political echelon to kill as many Palestinians as possible and to cause damage to their property.

He added that our people will respond to these crimes with more resolve, resistance, and defense of our land, our honor, and our Palestinian identity.”


Mahdi Hashash – 15-year-old Palestinian terrorist and member of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades (Fatah’s military wing) who attempted to use explosives against an Israeli convoy including eight Israeli Parliament members visiting Joseph’s Tomb in Nablus on Nov. 8, 2022. The explosives detonated prematurely, killing Hashash.