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Terrorist about her failed bomb attack: "It is not a failure because it generated fear"

Terrorist Fatima Barnawi:‎ "I was ready. All my life I had dreamed about it. We ‎took the bomb and went to the cinema... I told [my sister] "come with me," as if it’s a ‎trip... We entered the cinema and sat down. We were supposed to place the explosives ‎in the restroom or under one of the seats. I put them where we sat, near the middle ‎‎[of the theater]... It was almost time. We left... While we were leaving, the bomb was ‎discovered. An American sitting behind us said: “The ladies forgot their bag.” The ‎usher came to take the bag and found a ticking clock. There were only seconds left ‎‎[until the explosion]. He called them [security]. They moved the people away and blew ‎it up at the entrance... I say: This is not a failure, because it generated fear throughout ‎the world. Every woman who carries a bag needs to be checked before she enters the ‎supermarket, any place, cinemas and pharmacies... I don’t define that as a failure.‎" 
PA TV host: ‎"That is certainly not a failure. It is a success for the Palestinian ‎resistance that went into the heart of the Israeli occupation, into the cinema and ‎created a state of panic, because [since then] they’ve taken extra precautions when ‎each person enters a cinema or any public place." 
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Note: Fatima Barnawi placed a bomb in a movie theater in Jerusalem in 1967 in an attempt to ‎blow it up. The bomb failed to explode.‎ She was sentenced to life imprisonment but ‎was released in 1977 after serving 10 years. In 2015, PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas ‎honored Barnawi with the Military Star of Honor.‎


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