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Fatah military wing proud of launching 600 rockets at Israel during Gaza conflict

Spokesman for Fatah's military wing, the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades’, praises Hamas terror leader Ahmed Ja’abari, killed by Israel. The spokesman expresses pride for Fatah's fighting against Israel alongside Hamas during Israel’s Operation Pillar of Defense (November, 2012):
     “Fighters from units from Fatah’s Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades strongly reproached the Palestinian media for not emphasizing their role and for treating them unjustly regarding their challenging the [Israeli] aggression in Gaza (i.e., Israel’s “Pillar of Defense” operation, November 2012). ‘The Palestinian media did not treat us fairly at all,’ said Abu Muhammad, press spokesman for the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades units, also known as the Martyr (Shahid) Nadal Al-Amoudi branch. He went on to say: ‘We don’t deprive people of their rights, and the media should have mentioned everyone and all the fighters who stood the test of battle and resistance’, and said that it was not right that the media focused on one group while ignoring the other. He said… that from the first moment after the assassination of Commander Ahmed Ja’abari the Brigades thought to respond and avenge his pure blood. He noted that in cooperation with the Jerusalem Company, the military wing of the Islamic Jihad, they managed to fire three rockets half an hour after his death as a Martyr was announced. Later they continued launching rockets along with the other military wings of the different factions… The Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades fired 600 rockets and mortar shells towards the occupied territories during the days of aggression. He said that the Brigades announced these figures at a press conference, but the Palestinian media ignored them and related only to certain units. Abu-Yusuf, a Brigades fighter, said… that the war is over, but the Brigades’ supply of weapons and rockets is not exhausted, and we are ready for confrontation at this very moment, and we will not give up our weapons under any circumstances.”
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