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Football team named after planner of terror attack that killed 6

     "The Martyr (Shahid) Mahmoud Tamouni [football] team was crowned as champion of the [football] tournament named after him..."
The following are the results of the matches: The Martyr Ziyad Da'as team defeated the Martyr Fidaa Al-Tirawi team 1-2. The Martyr Mahmoud Tamouni team defeated the Martyr Suleiman Al-Jayyusi team 1-3... [Games and scores are listed.] At the end of the special tournament, the heroic Martyrs who fulfilled their duty to the homeland were honored. Muhammad Tamouni, brother of Martyr Mahmoud Tamouni, handed out the tournament prizes... Muhammad Tamouni, the Martyr's brother, dedicated the big win and the tournament's success to the souls of his brother and all of Palestine's Martyrs, who are more honorable than all of us. Tamouni said that this tournament will continue to take place annually in order to remember the heroes whom we will never forget."
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Note: Ziyad Da'as was a commander of Tanzim, a Fatah terror faction, and planned a terror attack at a Bat-Mitzvah celebration in Hadera on Jan. 17, 2002, in which a terrorist gunman killed six and wounded dozens. Da'as also participated in the kidnapping and murder of Etgar Zeituni and Motti Dayan in Tulkarem in January 2001. Da'as was killed during a fire exchange with Israeli military police in August 2002.

Mu'tasim Adwan was killed in 2011 in clashes between Palestinian residents and an Israeli army force that had come to arrest suspects in the Qalandyia refugee camp.

Amer Nassar was killed in 2013 by the Israeli army after throwing a Molotov cocktail at a military post.

Younes Jahjouh was killed in 2013 in clashes between Palestinian residents and an Israeli military police force that had come to arrest suspects in the Qalandyia refugee camp.

Amer Nawfal - senior DFLP official who died in Syria in 2007. The DFLP carried out many deadly terror attacks, including the taking of schoolchildren as hostages leading to the killing of 22 children and 4 adults in Ma'alot (May 15, 1974), an attack on a school bus killing 9 children and 3 adults (May 22, 1970), a bombing in Jerusalem killing 7 (Nov. 13, 1975), the killing of 4 hostages in an apartment building in Beit Shean (Nov. 11, 1974) and a suicide bombing near Tel Aviv killing 4 (Dec. 25, 2003). The DFLP has participated in and claimed responsibility for dozens of other terror attacks.

Khaldoun Shouman - member of the Palestinian Security Forces who was killed in 2007 during an exchange of fire with the Israeli army. He had opened fire on the Israeli soldiers after he mistakenly thought they were Hamas operatives.

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