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Hanadi Jaradat

Hanadi Jaradat (full name Hanadi Tayseer Abdul Malek Jaradat) was a Palestinian woman from Jenin.

She was 29 when she blew herself up on Saturday, October 4, 2003 in the popular beach restaurant Maxim's in the northern Israeli city of Haifa, killing at least 21 Arab and Jewish people and wounding 51 others. Among the victims there were 2 families and 5 children, including 2-months old baby.

She was a member of the islamist terrorist group Islamic Jihad and a lawyer. According to reports, she was motivated by the death of her cousin, and especially by the death of her brother in her presence during an IDF undercover operation to capture or kill a cousin who was wanted by Israel.

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