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PA official representing Abbas lays wreath on grave of terrorist Abu Sukkar

Secretary-General of the Presidential Office Tayeb Abd Al-Rahim represented PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas at terrorist Abu Sukkar's funeral and laid a wreath from Abbas on the coffin.

Inscription on wreath: "His Excellency President Mahmoud Abbas, President of the State of Palestine."
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Note: Ahmad Abu Sukkar planned a bombing attack in 1975 in which a refrigerator filled with explosives was detonated in Jerusalem. 15 people were killed and over 60 people were wounded. He was sentenced to life in prison plus 30 years, but was released from prison after 28 years as part of a goodwill gesture from Israel to the PA in 2003. He was a member of the Fatah Revolutionary Council and an advisor to Arafat on prisoners' affairs. He died of a heart attack in 2013 in the PA .

This video was posted on Zamn Press News Agency's YouTube channel.

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