Four family members killed in Eilat attacks named

By JPOST.COM STAFF
August 19, 2011 11:09

2 sisters and their husbands - Moshe and Flora Gez, as well as Dov and Shula Karlinski fired on by terrorists on way to Sinai vacation.

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Police, soldiers after Eilat attack 311. (photo credit:REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun)

Two sisters and their husbands have been named as four of the victims of the multi-pronged terror attack which killed 8 Israelis near Eilat on Thursday.

Moshe Gez, 53, and Flora Gez, 52, as well as Dov Karlinski, 58, and Shula Karlinski, 54 were killed while on the way to a vacation in the South. The couples, hailing from Kfar Saba, were killed when terrorists opened fire on their vehicle on Route 12 near the border with Egypt.

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The four victims were scheduled to be laid to rest in Kfar Saba on Sunday at 11 a.m.

An additional victim, Yossef Levy, 57, from Holon was named earlier on Friday. Levy was returning home from a vacation in Eilat with his wife, who was also injured during the attack. His funeral will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Friday at a cemetery in Holon. 

On Thursday, St.-Sgt. Moshe Naftali, 22, and Counter-Terrorism officer, Paskal Avrahami, 49 were also announced to have died in the violence. Naftali was laid to rest at Jerusalem's Mount Herzl cemetary on Friday morning and Avrahami was scheduled to be laid to rest there on Friday afternoon.

The eighth victim of the attacks, a bus driver, was yet to be named.

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