Friends, relatives gather for Ahuva Tomer 1-year memorial

By JPOST.COM STAFF
November 28, 2011 07:16

Family, friends and fellow police commissioners attended a ceremony for Asst.-Cmdr. Ahuva Tomer, who died tragically in the line of duty one year ago during the Carmel fire disaster.

Tomer's mother eulogized her daughter during the memorial, saying her daughter's memory gives her the strength to continue living.

Tomer was one of three police commissioners caught in the Carmel fire while trying to facilitate the evacuation of a bus full of Israel Prison Service officer cadets.

She succumbed to her injuries after four days her hospitalization, dying at 53 years old.


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