The IDF identified the bodies of three of the sailors who were killed Friday when their ship, the Hanit was hit by an Iranian-made missile fired by Hizbullah operatives.
The three sailors' names were released for publication Saturday. They are: L.-Rtg. Shai Atias, 19, from Rishon Lezion; Fourth Petty Officer Yaniv Hershkovitz, 21, from Haifa; and First Petty Officer Dov Shtierenshos, 37, from Karmiel.
Third Petty Officer Tal Amgar, 21, from Ashdod, whose body was recovered earlier, will be laid rest at 4 p.m. in his hometown.