By Art Moore
Poster celebrates suicide bomber who carried out the 2001 attack on a Jerusalem pizza shop
The anniversary of a terrorist attack on a Sbarro’s pizza restaurant in Jerusalem that killed 15 people, including seven children, and wounded another 130 was cause for celebration by the governors of the Palestinian territory of Gaza.
Hamas, on the website of its TV channel, recalled “news of the operation made Palestinians joyous everywhere,” reported the Israeli news monitor Palestinian Media Watch.
“Masses of people went out to the streets, cheered and distributed candies out of happiness,” Hamas said on its Al Aqsa Channel website.
A similar celebration took place in the Palestinian territories after the 9/11 attacks, including the distribution of candies. In 2014, Palestinians also danced in the streets in celebration of a meat-cleaver terror attack in Jerusalem that left five people at a synagogue dead.
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The Palestinian Authority, which governs Judea and Samaria, the so-called West Bank, also honored the 2001 Sbarro’s suicide bomber by giving him a military funeral when his body was returned to the Palestinian Authority in 2014, Palestinian Media Watch said.
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