Palestinians Blame Israel For Injuries Sustained in Premature Explodation

A palestinian woman tries to detonate a car bomb at a checkpoint. Ends up only causing a fire in her car, resulting in her sustaining serious burns on her face, hands, back and chest, and resulting in her hand being amputated.

And in typical palestinian style, they have found a way to blame her hand amputation on Israel.

32-year-old detained Palestinian mother-of-two had her hand amputated due to the Israel Prison Service’s medical negligence.

Israa Jaabis, from the occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood of Jabal al-Mukabbir, sustained serious burns on her face, hands, back and chest when fire broke out in her car due to a faulty domestic gas cylinder she had in the back seat while she was near an East Jerusalem checkpoint in Oct. 2015.

In Nov. 2016, Israa was sentenced to 11 years in the Israeli jails on an alleged charge of attempting to set off a car bomb to the Israeli military checkpoint. She was also imposed a fine of 20,000 shekels ($5,243).

Jaabis had to have eight of her fingers amputated following the fire in 2015; Israel’s deliberate medical negligence has worsened her health condition that she had to have her hand amputated

You read that correctly: she already had 8 fingers amputated following the attempted detonation. So losing her hand really means losing her remaining two fingers.

And what is deliberate negligence? Negligence is by definition a form of carelessness.

Incidentally, her story involves more lameness.

Her family says the incident was an accident and the fire in her car was caused by a faulty domestic gas cylinder she had in the back seat while she was in the process of moving to a new home in East Jerusalem — a decision she made so as to retain her Jerusalem residency.

And I am sure her shouting “Allah Akbar” (God is the greatest) right before the explosion was because she was just so happy to be moving house.

Liar liar, pants (and everything else) on fire.


David Lange

A law school graduate, David Lange transitioned from work in the oil and hi-tech industries into fulltime Israel advocacy. He is a respected commentator and Middle East analyst who has often been cited by the mainstream media

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