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On 29 October 1956, the Israeli army massacred 49 Palestinian villagers from Kufr Qasem in cold blood as they made their way back from their fields to their homes. Another 2 Palestinians from neighouring villages were slaughtered. A Palestinian elderly from Kufr Qasem died of a heart attack one day after the massacre after he had lost his grandson.

The martyrs are:

1 Ghazi Mahmoud Darwish Isa (20 yrs old)

2 Othman Abdallah Isa (30 yrs old)

3 Zaghlouleh Ahmad Isa (45 yrs old)

4 Ibrahim Abdel-Hadi Isa (27 yrs old) – father of 2

5 Fatima Mustafa Isa (18 yrs old)

6 Saleh Mustafa Ahmad Isa (17 yrs old)

7 Abed Ahmad Isa (17 yrs old)

8 Latifa Daoud Isa (13 yrs old)

9 Abed mahmoud Isa (12 yrs old)

10 Talal Shakir Isa (8 yrs old)

11 Abdallah Sleiman Isa (elderly) died of heart attack on next day after his grandson was killed, his son and daughter in law injured

12 Fathi Othman Abdallah Isa (12 yrs old)

13 Mahmoud Abdel-Raziq Sarsour (16 yrs old)

14 Abdel-Alsalim Isa (20 yrs old) – father of 1

15 Ata Yacoub Sarsour (26 yrs old) – father of 2

16 Jum’a Mohammad Ziyad Sarsour (16 yrs old) – son of martyr Safa Sarsour

17 Safa Abdallah Sarsour (45 yrs old) – mother of martyrs Jum’a and Abdallah Sarsour

18 Yousif Mahmoud Ismail Sarsour (45 yrs old) – father of 5

19 Abdallah Mohammad Ziyad Sarsour (14 yrs old) – son of martyr Safa Sarsour

20 Fatma Daoud Sarsour (30 yrs old) – was pregnant in 8th month

21 Mohammad Ali Sarsour (25 yrs old) – father of 6

22 Mahmoud Salim Sarsour (17 yrs old)

23 Fatima Salih Sarsour (14 yrs old)

24 Mahmoud Khadir Jabir Sarsour (27 yrs old)

25 Abed Salim Mohammad Sarsour (14 yrs old)

26 Musa Theib Freij (18 yrs old)

27 Ahmad Mohammad Freij (35 yrs old) – father of 4

28 Jum’a Tawfiq Isa (16 yrs old)

29 Hilo Mohammad Bdeir (60 yrs old)

30 Salim Ahmad Bashir Bdeir (50 yrs old) – father of 6

31 Fatma Mohammad Bdeir (40 yrs old)

32 Rashiqa Fayiq Bdeir (13 yrs old)

33 Abdel-Rahim Salim Bdeir (25 yrs old) – father of 4

34 Abdallah Jabir Bdeir (17 yrs old)

35 Amnah Qasim Taha (50 yrs old)

36 Ali Othman Taha (30 yrs old) – father of 8

37 Zainab Abdel-Rahman Taha (45 yrs old)

38 Jamal Salim Mohammad Taha (11 yrs old)

39 Bakriyyeh Mahmoud Taha (17 yrs old) – daughter of martyr Zainab Taha

40 Khamiseh Ahmad ‘Amer (50 yrs old) – mother of 7

41 Salah Mahmoud ‘Amer (40 yrs old) – father of 3

42 Ahmad Mohammad Jodeh ‘Amer (18 yrs old)

43 Saleh Mohammad Ahmad ‘Amer (40 yrs old)

44 Salah Salameh ‘Amer (18 yrs old)

45 Mahmoud Abed Ja’far (35 yrs old) – father of 7

46 Mahmoud Habib – driver who transported workers from Taybeh to Kufr Qasem

47 Mohammad … – worker from Baddah near Kufr Qasem

48 Riyad Raja Hamdan Daoud (8 yrs old)

49 Mahmoud Abdel-Ghafir Rayyan (35 yrs old)

50 Mohammad Abdel-Rahman ‘Asi (50 yrs old)

51 Mahmoud Mohammad Masarwah (25 yrs old)

52 Mousa Thyab Abed Hamid (in his twenties)

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