Ittaf, Palestinian failed suicide bombings after many years in prison


Palestine Annex: Ramallah (2014)

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Published: July 30, 2020

- Why did you decide on a militant suicide operation?

- You can expect a complicated answer. But isn't Israel's occupation - which is destroying us as human beings - a big enough reason and motivation to do such a thing? We Palestinians have a great pride and longing for freedom in us, enough to become martyrs.

- So what happened?

The plan was to gather enough information so that I could get to the president's headquarters and then detonate the car bomb with myself in the car. I'm not a suicide bomber, I'm a martyr.

- Really, to kill yourself?

- People love life, but a life without freedom is like being dead. I went when I was young…

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