Abbas' Fatah party calls Hezbollah leader Mghniyeh a "hero" and "Martyr"
On Jan. 18, 2015, Hezbollah commander Jihad Mughniyeh was killed in an Israeli airstrike. Fatah’s official Facebook page posted the following in response to Mughniyeh’s death:
"Rest in peace, a hero's rest, and give greetings to your father from the free men. Martyr (Shahid) Jihad Mughniyeh."
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Notes: Jihad Mughniyeh - Commander of Hezbollah in the Syrian Golan Heights and son of Imad Mughniyeh. Information about Mughniyeh is scarce, but according to Western intelligence sources quoted in the international media, he was planning and preparing terror attacks against Israel in the Golan Heights, including rocket fire and explosive devices meant to target Israeli soldiers and civilians. He was killed in an Israeli airstrike on Jan. 18, 2015.
Imad Mughniyeh - senior member of Hezbollah who was linked to major international terror attacks, including but not limited to: the 1983 bombing of the US embassy in Beirut (63 killed), the 1983 bombing of the US army barracks in Beirut (241 killed), the 1985 hijacking of TWA flight 847 (1 killed), the 1992 bombing of the Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires (29 killed), and the 1996 Khobar Towers bombing in Saudia Arabia (19 Americans killed). He was also linked to the Karine-A affair, a failed attempt to smuggle 50 tons of illegal weapons to the Palestinian Authority in 2002, and to numerous attacks along the Israel-Lebanon border. He was killed in a car bombing in 2008.
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