Israel to bow its head in honor of fallen soldiers, terror victims

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May 10, 2016 06:30

Israel will remember its 23,447 casualties of war and terrorism on Tuesday evening as the Day of Remembrance for the Fallen Soldiers of Israel and Victims of Terrorism begins with a minute-long siren at 8 p.m.

The Defense Ministry said there were 68 casualties in the past year, and 58 disabled IDF veterans died of their wounds.

According to the Defense Ministry, there are 16,307 bereaved relatives in Israel today, including 9,442 families, 4,917 war widows and 1,948 orphans up to 30 years of age.


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