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Ahmed Jibril Dead at 76

Founded Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine - General Command, responsible for murders of dozens of Israeli civilians.
Graves of Ma'alot massacre victims

Graves of Ma'alot massacre victims
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Ahmed Jibril, the founder of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine – General Command, has reportedly died in Damascus.

Conflicting reports surrounded the death. Initial reports indicated that Jibril suffered a stroke, while others said he was killed by a roadside bomb detonated by the al-Qaeda-linked Jabha a-Nusra terror group. Israel Radio reported that Jibril was known as a supporter of the Assad regime in Damascus.

Born in Yazur, Mandatory Palestine in 1938, Jibril was one of the Palestinins’ most notorious killers. He was responsible for a 1974 attack on the city of Kiryat Shemona, during which three members of PLFP-GC infiltrated Israel from Lebanon and murdered eleven civilians in their homes. The same year, a terror cell under Jibril’s command committed the Ma’alot massacre the same year, followed by the Savoy Hotel Attack and Kfar Yuval hostage crisis in 1975. In 1976, Jibril’s followers hijacked an Air France to Entebbe Airport in Uganda, sparking Israel’s legendary rescue operation on July 4 of that year, claiming the life of IDF soldier Yoni Netanyahu (brother of the current prime minister) and knocking the United States’ bicentennial celebration off newspaper front pages around the world.

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38 Responses to “Ahmed Jibril Dead at 76”

  1. Either way it was a stroke of luck.

  2. Either way it was a stroke of luck.

  3. Joe Lodrige says:

    Maybe someone telling them something?

  4. Joe Lodrige says:

    Maybe someone telling them something?

  5. Mossad…it’s never an ‘accident’!

  6. Mossad…it’s never an ‘accident’!

  7. Satan is in a dip. :3

  8. Satan is in a dip. :3

  9. Tony Mark says:

    who cares, One dead terrorist, is one less to worry about .

  10. Tony Mark says:

    who cares, One dead terrorist, is one less to worry about .

  11. If God is for Israel no one can come against them. All their enemies will not match the strength of the Almighty God which is their shield and refuge..

  12. If God is for Israel no one can come against them. All their enemies will not match the strength of the Almighty God which is their shield and refuge..

  13. Another one less to worry about!!!

  14. Another one less to worry about!!!

  15. Sani Enock says:

    is he going to get his ten virgin?

  16. He did not die a hero.

  17. I’m sorry. LOL LOL LOL No I’m not

  18. Erotic asphyxiation watching that Egyptian babe get down and dirty on his flag

  19. Izik Izik says:

    He is in hell for all eternity. One less jackass

  20. Izik Izik says:

    He is in hell for all eternity. One less jackass

  21. Phoe Nix says:

    Is he going to get 72 virgins goat?

  22. Phoe Nix says:

    Is he going to get 72 virgins goat?

  23. Dawn Andrade says:

    Hope he’s enjoying his 72 virgins. NOT!

  24. Dawn Andrade says:

    Hope he’s enjoying his 72 virgins. NOT!

  25. I was thinking more about camels!

  26. I was thinking more about camels!

  27. 72 virgin pigs? Oops, he must be enjoying it ! LOL LOL LOL

  28. I hope he got both. Make him suffer

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