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Closed to Commemorate the Martyrdom of a 9/11 Terrorist-
Summary of the eRumor: This is a forwarded email with an attached
photo of a note hung on September 11, 2009 in a store
window located in Houston, Texas. The note in the photo says that
the store will be closed to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Ali.
The email says that he was one of the 9/11 terrorists who flew a
hijacked jetliner into the 2001 attack of the World Trade Center in New
The Truth: The owner of the Perfume
Planet store in Houston, Texas told TruthorFiction.com that
traditionally their store is closed every year during the observance of
the martyrdom of Imam Ali. Imam Ali was not a 9/11 terrorists or a
pilot. Ali, or Ali Ibn Abi Talib was born in
Mecca in 600 AD and died in 661 and was the cousin and son-in-law of the
founder of Islam, Mohammed.
The day of observance
fell on the 21st day of the Muslim Ramadan season which by coincidence
landed on September 11, 2009.
A real example of the eRumor as it has
appeared on the Internet:
Harwin Drive is a street in SW Houston
lined with shops that sell right off the boat Chinese junk and
knock-offs. The majority of the shops are run by Muslims. The Chinese
junk is enough reason not to go there, but this puts the icing on the
Today I went to the Harwin Central
Mall to pick up some crystals. The very first store that you come to
when you walk from the lobby of the building into the shopping area had
this sign posted on their door.
I couldn’t stay in the building it
made me so sick. Feel free to share this with others.
Imam Ali flew one of the planes into the twin towers in NY on 9/11...
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