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Oct 30, 2014
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Al-Aqsa TV Reporter Killed in Gaza War Turns Out to Be Hamas Fighter

#4617 | 01:41
Source: The Internet

This video-clip, posted on the Internet on October 30, is the "recorded will" of Al-Qassam Brigades fighter Abdallah Murtaja. On November 14, UNESCO retracted its August 29 condemnation of the killing of Al-Aqsa TV reporter Abdallah Murtaja in Gaza, after it transpired that Murtaja was in fact a fighter in the Al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas.


Following are excerpts:


Abdallah Murtaja: I say to my wife: Know that no house or fortress can shield one from the fate decreed by Allah. I did what I did only to please Allah. Do not grieve or shed tears, for you shall be in charge of the black-eyed virgins in Paradise. May you continue to be the steadfast and pious woman that I have known. I ask that you be good to our children. Teach them to love Allah, the Quran, the Prophet Muhammad, and Jihad for the sake of Allah, so that the word of Allah reigns supreme.


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My little children – Omar, Abd Al-Rahman, Nada, and Dana – I preceded you to Paradise. Don't take long in joining me.


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My brothers in the Martyr 'Izz Al-Din Al-Qassam Brigades, my brothers in the da'wa section, and in the Hamas movement, my brothers from the Bseiso Mosque, my comrades – I ask Allah to let us meet on the Day of Judgment.


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I beseech you to die for the same cause for which our forefathers died – monotheism and Jihad.


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This is your brother, the living martyr, Abdallah Ibn Fadhl Ibn Abdelsallam Murtaja. The Martyr 'Izz Al-Din Al-Qassam Brigades, the Shujaiyya Brigade, Gaza, Palestine.


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Murtaja is shown displaying various weapons


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