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Fatah representative glorifies bus hijacking and killing of 3 as “quality operation,” dead terrorists are “pure bodies”

     “Nash'at Al-Wahidi, the Fatah representative in the Prisoners’ Committee of the National and Islamic Forces and Director of Information for the National Campaign to Return the Bodies of the Martyrs and the Exposure of the Fate of Missing Persons in the Gaza Strip… said that the Israeli occupation is still in possession of three bodies of Palestinian self-sacrificing fighters (Fedayeen) who carried out the quality operation (i.e., terror attack) in Dimona in the Negev on March 7, 1988, which was planned and supervised directly by the Prince of Martyrs Khalil Al-Wazir, ‘Abu Jihad’ and shattered the foundations of Israeli security at the time…Al-Wahidi noted that the Martyrs, whose pure bodies are being held by the Israeli occupation, are Muhammad Abd Al-Qader Muhammad Issa… Muhammad Khalil Saleh Al-Khanafi… and Abdallah Abd Al-Majid Muhammad Kallab… who was the commander of the quality operation in Dimona. They all died as Martyrs on March 7, 1988.”

Note: On March 7, 1988, Muhammad Abd Al-Qader Muhammad Issa, Muhammad Khalil Saleh Al-Khanafi, and Abdallah Abd Al-Majid Muhammad Kallab hijacked a bus carrying workers to the Negev Nuclear Research Center in Dimona, and murdered 3 of its passengers – Miriam Ben-Yair, Rina Shiratky and Victor Ram. The attack is referred to as the Mothers' Bus attack because many of the passengers were working mothers. The terrorists were all killed by an Israel Police counter-terrorism unit that stormed the bus.

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