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Abbas representative eulogizes murderer of 2 children and 3 adults

Al-Fajer TV broadcast the funeral of terrorist Sarhan Sarhan, posted on YouTube Feb. 24, 2014. Footage of the funeral procession with Fatah flags flying and the truck carrying Sarhan's remains with PA Security Forces' personnel sitting in it.

Song played at the funeral:
"Fatah man with Kalashnikov (assault rifle), Only you please me, the man with Kalashnikov!"

Shouts during the funeral:
"Sarhan, rest in peace, we will continue the struggle!"
"Oh prisoners, we are united, and we have defeated the enemy!"
"With soul and with blood we will redeem you, Sarhan!"
"Millions of Martyrs (Shahids) are marching to Jerusalem."

Tulkarem District Governor Abdullah Kamil marches at the head of the procession, arm in arm with the killer's father.

Announcer: "As we cry, [you should] laugh. You are now the bridegroom of the Dark-Eyed (i.e., virgins of Paradise)."

More shouts from the procession: "Khaibar, Khaibar! Oh, Jews, the army of Muhammad has begun to return."

A speaker near the grave: "Our ray of light today is in the words of the representative of his Excellency President Mahmoud Abbas, Tulkarem Governor Abdullah Kamil."

Tulkarem District Governor Abdullah Kamil: "In the name of Allah the Merciful. Allah said: 'And never think of those who have been killed in the cause of Allah as dead. Rather, they are alive with their Lord, receiving provision.' (Quran, Sura 3:169, translation Sahih International)
Masses of the heroic Palestinian people wherever you are, members of our nation, today we escort this great heroic Martyr like a bridegroom. [He] who sacrificed his life for Palestine... [Behold], here he is returning today and once again our masses are proving that they are committed to the promise and the oath, and they continue on the journey of sacrifice and giving."

Tulkarem District Governor Abdullah Kamil in an interview after the funeral: "All our Martyrs who were buried in the 'numbered cemeteries' (i.e., Israeli cemeteries for terrorists and enemy soldiers) will certainly return and be buried in a manner that befits them, in an Islamic manner. They will be escorted as bridegrooms, as this heroic Martyr was escorted."
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Sarhan Sarhan - member of the terrorist organization the Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades (Fatah's military wing). On Nov. 10, 2002, he entered Kibbutz Metzer in northern Israel and murdered Revital Ohayon, her sons Noam and Matan (aged four and five), Tirzah Damari, and kibbutz secretary Yitzhak Dori. Sarhan was killed by an Israeli army force on Oct. 4, 2003 and his body was transferred to the PA on Feb. 23, 2014.

The Cemeteries for Enemy Casualties are two burial sites maintained by the Israeli army for burying the bodies of enemy soldiers as well as terrorists. They are fenced and well-marked. Graves have markers instead of gravestones. Burial is temporary, on the assumption that the bodies will eventually be returned to their countries of origin. No ceremony is held. The bodies are buried in numbered caskets, after their identities have been documented.

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