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Abu Abbas

  • Birth 10 Dec 1948 Syria
  • Death 8 Mar 2004 Iraq
  • Burial Damascus, Dimashq, Syria
  • Memorial ID 8493824

Terrorist. Born Muhammad Zaydan, he was the head of the terrorist group "Palestine Liberation Front". He masterminded the 1985 hijacking of the Italian passenger ship "Achille Lauro" in which a wheelchair-bound American tourist, Leon Klinghoffer was thrown overboard. He was captured by United States forces in Iraq in April, 2003, and was being held in United States military custody there when he died.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Always with Love
  • Added: 11 Mar 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8493824
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Abu Abbas (10 Dec 1948–8 Mar 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8493824, citing Martyrs Cemetery, Damascus, Dimashq, Syria ; Maintained by Find A Grave .