Hana Nachenberg is the 16th victim of the 2001 Jerusalem restaurant bombing. The woman was in a coma for 22 years. She died last Wednesday, never regaining consciousness.
Hana Nachenberg was seriously injured in a bomb attack at the Sbarro restaurant in Jerusalem on August 9, 2001. The woman’s father told the Israeli portal “Ynet” that the woman had been in a hospital in Tel Aviv for three weeks, where she died on Wednesday. “Our daughter died after 22 years of heroic struggle,” he said. The woman never regained consciousness after the attack.
16th victim of the 2001 Jerusalem bombing
At the time of the attack, the woman was 31 years old. She was at the Sbarro restaurant at the time with her three-year-old daughter, who was not injured in the incident. Nachenberg’s departure means that a total of 16 people, including eight children, were killed and 120 people were injured as a result of the attack.
The attack took place during the second intifada (uprising) of Palestinians against the authorities Israelstarted a year earlier and lasted until 2005. It remains one of the most notorious and bloodiest events of this conflict. Its perpetrator was Izz al-Din Shuheil al-Masri, who at around At 2:00 p.m., he detonated an explosive in a venue full of guests, located at a busy intersection in the city center. In connection with the attack, Ahlam Tamimi, who assisted in choosing the location of the attack and gave instructions to the bomber, was sentenced to multiple life sentences. However, in In 2011, she was released in a prisoner exchange between Israel and the Palestinian organization Hamas in exchange for Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, who was then held by it. Since then, the woman lives Jordanwhere it comes from. He is on the FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorist list on suspicion of conspiring to use weapons of mass destruction against Americans.
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