Jordan Releases Terrorist Who Murdered 7 Israeli Girls in 1997


On March 13, 1997, Cpl. Ahmed Daqamseh of the Jordanian army opened fire on a group of 7th- and 8th-grade Israeli schoolgirls visiting the Island of Peace, a joint Israeli-Jordanian tourist resort, killing seven girls and wounded five others and a teacher.

Daqamseh was released on Sunday, Purim day, after serving 20 years in prison.

Jordan’s King Hussein made a public apology to Israel over the murders and paid condolence visits to the girls’ families.

{ Israel News}


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