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Soccer team named after terrorist who killed 6

The official PA daily Al-Hayat Al-Jadida reported on a soccer tournament held in the West Bank town of Qaffin, in which one of the teams was named after “the Martyr (Shahid) Ziyad Da’as.” Da’as was a commander of the Tanzim (Fatah terror faction) and planner of an attack at a private Bat-Mitzvah celebration in Hadera on Jan. 17, 2002, in which a terrorist shot and 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 in an exchange of fire with Israeli military police in August 2002.

Note: There is no indication that the tournament was official or held with the support or in the presence of any official representative of the PA.
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