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PA TV calls planner of plane hijackings a "Martyr"

Official PA TV filler These are my Ancestors about Wadi' Haddad (Abu Hani)

The filler shows a picture of Haddad and a text about his life, read by a narrator.

Official PA TV narrator: “Martyr (Shahid) leader Wadi' Haddad (Abu Hani) was responsible for the well-known plane-hijacking operations carried out by the Popular Front [for the Liberation of Palestine] in 1973.”

Note: Wadi’ Haddad - a member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) who was directly responsible for many of the PFLP's most prominent terror attacks, including a series of hijackings of Israeli EL AL planes in the 1960s and 70s. These included the hijacking of an EL AL plane flying from Rome to Tel Aviv on July 22, 1968 – the plane was forced to land in Algiers, where the 32 passengers were held as hostages for 39 days; the EL AL Flight 253 attack in Athens on December 26, 1968; the hijacking of 3 planes on September 6, 1970, which were forced to land, after which the passengers were released; and the hijacking of Air France Flight 139 on June 27,1976, whose passengers were freed in Israel’s Operation Entebbe.

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