Palestinian Official: Some Voices in Fatah Want Return to Suicide Bombings

Palestinian child suicide bomber (Israel Defense Forces / Flickr / CC / Cropped)
Israel Defense Forces / Flickr / CC / Cropped

A senior Palestinian offical said Monday that there are some voices within the leadership of Fatah calling for a return to the suicide bombings that characterized the second intifada.

The official, speaking in an interview with Israel Radio Arab affairs reporter Gal Berger, added, however, that despite the voices calling for an escalation in attacks, the majority of Fatah’s leadership prefer to “wait and see which way the wind is blowing.”

The official told Israel Radio that Fatah and the affiliated Tanzim group, which played a major part in the second intifada, would “sooner or later” be forced to join the current uprising and the spate of terror attacks seen over the last three months.

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