Levaya Held for IDF Soldier Netanel Yahalomi z”l


netanel-yahalomiOn Motzoei Shabbos, a levaya was held for┬áNetanel Yahalomi z”l, an IDF soldier who was killed when terrorists in Sinai opened fire on IDF soldiers on the Israeli-Egyptian border on Erev Shabbos. A second soldier was wounded, before the gunmen were killed in return fire.

Netanel, 20, was shot as he and his unit were giving water to African migrants who had arrived on the border.

The second soldier was wounded when a suicide bomb belt around one of the terrorists went off.

After the incident, IDF sappers recovered a machine gun, three rocket-propelled grenade launchers, Kalashnikovs, grenades, and a second suicide bomb belt. The terrorists were dressed in civilian clothing. IDF spokesman Brig.-Gen. Yoav Mordechai said, “The IDF stopped a very big terrorist attack.”

{Matzav.com Israel News Bureau}