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State of Palestine: Parents of killed Palestinian engineer accuse Israeli Mossad03:18

State of Palestine: Parents of killed Palestinian engineer accuse Israeli Mossad

Palestinian Territory, Occupied, Jabalia
April 22, 2018 at 15:36 GMT -00:00 · Published

The mother and father of Palestinian engineer Fadi al-Batsh, who was gunned down in Malaysia on Saturday, accused the Israeli intelligence agency ‘Mossad’ of carrying out the act. Al-Batsh’s parents lauded their late son’s scientific achievements and blamed the Israeli organisation for his death during an interview in the Palestinian city of Jabalia, in the northern Gaza Strip on Sunday.

Relatives mourned the death of Fadi al-Batsh, who was a Palestinian engineer and allegedly a member of the Hamas militant group.

“There is no doubt that the Israeli Mossad is responsible for this operation because Mossad does not accept any Arab, especially Palestinian, to be distinguished in the field of electronic science and electrical engineering”, said Al-Batsh 's father Mohammed.

“This is an honor for us. Firstly, for me, his father and all of Palestine, in this great honour that God gave us. The Israeli occupation was not satisfied and was defeated by Fadi's achievements and scientific accomplishments”, added his mother.

According to officials, two men on a motorbike killed al-Batsh in the streets of Kuala Lumpur on Saturday.

After his death, Gaza’s ruling Hamas militant group said that al-Batsh was a key member of the organisation.

On Sunday, Israel's Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman dismissed suggestions that Mossad was responsible.

State of Palestine: Parents of killed Palestinian engineer accuse Israeli Mossad03:18
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The mother and father of Palestinian engineer Fadi al-Batsh, who was gunned down in Malaysia on Saturday, accused the Israeli intelligence agency ‘Mossad’ of carrying out the act. Al-Batsh’s parents lauded their late son’s scientific achievements and blamed the Israeli organisation for his death during an interview in the Palestinian city of Jabalia, in the northern Gaza Strip on Sunday.

Relatives mourned the death of Fadi al-Batsh, who was a Palestinian engineer and allegedly a member of the Hamas militant group.

“There is no doubt that the Israeli Mossad is responsible for this operation because Mossad does not accept any Arab, especially Palestinian, to be distinguished in the field of electronic science and electrical engineering”, said Al-Batsh 's father Mohammed.

“This is an honor for us. Firstly, for me, his father and all of Palestine, in this great honour that God gave us. The Israeli occupation was not satisfied and was defeated by Fadi's achievements and scientific accomplishments”, added his mother.

According to officials, two men on a motorbike killed al-Batsh in the streets of Kuala Lumpur on Saturday.

After his death, Gaza’s ruling Hamas militant group said that al-Batsh was a key member of the organisation.

On Sunday, Israel's Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman dismissed suggestions that Mossad was responsible.

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