Hundreds arrive for funeral of soldier killed near Egypt

By JPOST.COM STAFF
September 23, 2012 04:46




Hundreds of mourners arrived early Sunday morning to participate in the Modi'in funeral of IDF Corporal Netanel Yahalomi, who was killed along the Egyptian border on Friday.

The 20-year-old Artillery Corps soldier was shot in the head by terrorists as he and his unit were giving water to African migrants who had arrived on the border Friday afternoon. A second solider was wounded in the attack.

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