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Bethlehem District honors two female suicide bombers for their “sacrifice”

A PA TV News broadcast reported on Bethlehem District’s memorial ceremony for female Martyrs (Shahids). District Governor Abd Al-Fattah Hamayel said:
“First of all, this is a holy day, a day with great value for the Palestinian nation. This day is dear to us all because [we] honor our Martyrs who sacrificed what was most dear to them for the freedom of the homeland and the freedom of the nation.”

Note: The official PA daily reported that families of Martyrs were honored at this ceremony, among them the families of the two female suicide bombers Ayyat Al-Akhras and Andalib Takatka.
Ayyat Al-Akhras - the youngest female Palestinian suicide bomber (age 17). She killed 2 Israelis and injured 28 in a suicide bombing near a Jerusalem supermarket on March 29, 2002.
Andalib Khalil Muhammad Suleiman or Andalib Takatka – female suicide bomber who killed six and wounded more than 80 in her attack on Jerusalem’s Mahane Yehuda outdoor market on April 12, 2002.

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