Fatah Twitter glorifies female terrorist who hijacked plane in 1972
Text: "Who is Theresa Halsa
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A young Jordanian Christian Fatah member from the city of Karak, who hijacked a plane with 140 Jews on it, and demanded the release of Jordanian and Palestinian prisoners in 1972. She was 17 and was caught, and she was released in 1983 in a [prisoner] exchange deal. She is the one that shot [current Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu and injured him in the shoulder (sic, he was accidentally injured by Israeli gunfire during the rescue operation -Ed.)
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Intilaqa - the "launch" of Fatah on Jan. 1, 1965, when it carried out its first terror attack against Israel, attempting to blow up Israel's National Water Carrier
Theresa Halsa - 17-year-old Israeli Arab terrorist and a member of the Black September terrorist organization who participated in the hijacking of Sabena flight 571 from Vienna to Tel Aviv in May 1972. When the plane landed in Israel, the terrorists demanded the release of 315 Palestinian terrorists from Israeli prisons. Israel mounted a rescue operation led by Ehud Barak (who later served as Israeli Prime Minister), in which current Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu participated. During the rescue the two male hijackers, Ali Taha Abu Snina and Abed Al-Aziz Atrash, were killed, and one passenger, 22-year-old Miriam Anderson, was also killed accidentally. The two female hijackers, Rima Tannous and Theresa Halsa, were captured and sentenced to life imprisonment - Halsa for 220 years. They were released in November 1983 in a prisoner exchange.
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