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PA investigates death of terrorist killer 30 years after his crime, calls his crime “political”

Headline: “The committee to investigate the assassination of the fighter Al-Naif will arrive in Bulgaria today”
     “Palestinian Deputy Foreign Minister Tayseer Jaradat verified that the committee to investigate the assassination of Omar Al-Naif left for Bulgaria yesterday [Feb. 27, 2016] in order to investigate the matter of the assassination. In an interview with Radio Mawtini Jaradat said that President Mahmoud Abbas has established an investigation committee… and that the Al-Naif affair is purely political… Jaradat revealed that the Palestinian Foreign Ministry sent memorandums to Bulgarian authorities two months ago, in which it emphasized that the Bulgarian authorities must not extradite the prisoner Omar Al-Naif to a third party (the occupation state) [parentheses in source], since it is a political matter.”

Omar Al-Naif – Palestinian terrorist who carried out an attack with two other terrorists, murdering Israeli Eliahu Amdi in the Old City of Jerusalem on Nov. 15, 1986. He was arrested and sentenced to life, but after beginning a hunger strike, he was transferred to a mental hospital from which he escaped in 1990. He escaped to an Arab country and in 1994 moved to Bulgaria. On Feb. 26, 2016 he was found dead on the grounds of the Palestinian embassy in Sofia, Bulgaria, where he had taken shelter two months earlier. Bulgaria has stated that no signs of violence have been found on his body. However Palestinians insist that he was assassinated by Israel.
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