Fatah glorifies 17-year-old female suicide bomber: "The Palestinian self-sacrificing fighter and heroic martyr."
Text and picture posted on the Facebook page of the Fatah Movement – Bethlehem Branch
The picture shows suicide bomber Ayyat Al-Akhras, who murdered 2, wearing a keffiyeh (Arab headdress) and holding a handgun.
Posted text: "So that we will not forget the blood and souls of our Martyrs (Shahids): 16 years ago today, March 29, 2002, Ayyat Al-Akhras, the Palestinian self-sacrificing fighter (Fida'iya) and heroic martyr, a resident of the Deheisheh refugee camp… ascended [to Heaven] while resisting the oppression, brutality, and terror of the Zionist occupation forces. She sacrificed her soul, which she placed in her palm, for the liberation of Palestine – all of Palestine.
Long live free and Arab Palestine,
Eternity and glory to our righteous Martyrs."
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Ayyat Al-Akhras - The youngest female Palestinian suicide bomber (aged 17). A member of Fatah, Al-Akhras blew herself up near a Jerusalem supermarket on March 29, 2002, murdering 2 and wounding 28.
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