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Sunday, December 23, 2007

Number 600

Finally, after a week of anticipation, the 600th Palestinian Arab to die from internal violence in 2007 (by my count) has been identified. Fittingly, it was from a "work accident":
The General Commander of the Abu Ali Mustafa Brigades, the armed group affiliated to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine PFLP, Mu'in Al-Masri aged 40 died on Saturday night of his wounds sustained in an internal explosion in Jabalia in the northern Gaza Strip months ago, Ma'an's reporter said.
Ma'an helpfully adds a picture of the unfortunate terrorist:


This late entry for the Splodie Awards is a fitting way to top off a record-breaking year of intra-Pali violence.