Widlanski also reports that the PA reports repeatedly referred to the couple as “settlers.” In fact, they were not residents of Judea, Samaria or Gaza, but were from Jerusalem. The terrorists, on the other hand, were referred to as "resisters" [muqawwimin] - a positive term in PA Arabic.
"The holy martyrdom of two citizens in a clash at the Kisufim Junction," announced Khaled Sukkar, the Voice of Palestine (V.O.P.) newscaster at the start of Sunday morning’s news.
"Israeli military sources report at least two martyrs and three settlers dead and seven wounded in an operation at Kisufim," declared Nizar Al-Ghul, the senior V.O.P. radio anchorman, adding that the exact numbers were not yet clear.
"Our Palestinian sources say that there were three resisters who participated in the attack on a group of Jewish settlers and an army checkpoint," reported V.O.P.'s Gaza reporter, Adil Zaanoun.