Jerusalem Terrorist’s Daughter on Deadly Attack: ‘We’re Very Happy and Proud’

Israeli forensic policemen collect evidence from a car belonging to a victim following a shooting attack near the Israeli police headquarters in mainly Palestinian east Jerusalem on October 9, 2016. A shooting attack in Jerusalem left at least three people wounded, including two seriously, with the assailant killed by police, …
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Ynetnews reports: After two people were killed during a shooting attack on Sunday, a video of the terrorist’s daughter was made public, in which she came out in defense of her father and stated how proud she is of his actions, which ultimately led to her father being shot and killed by Israel Police.

“We’re very happy and proud of our father,” she can be heard and seen on the recording. “My father is a great man. Our relationship, as father and daughter, was excellent.”

Despite the terrorist having had ties to Hamas, the Fatah party also responded to the killing, ascribing the attack to Israeli policy regarding Jerusalem and Temple Mount. The local Fatah branch in East Jerusalem additionally announced a day of mourning in memory of the terrorist.

The main Salah a-Din Street in East Jerusalem, in addition to several neighborhoods in the city, saw clashes between Palestinians and Israeli security forces throughout Sunday.

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