Stabbing terror attack victim dies 2 weeks later, identified as Shalom Sofer

Shalom Sofer was stabbed in the West Bank two weeks ago, and died after his wounds reopened.

 Shalom Sofer who was killed in a stabbing terror attack in the West Bank in October. (photo credit: Sofer family)
Shalom Sofer who was killed in a stabbing terror attack in the West Bank in October.
(photo credit: Sofer family)

A resident of Kedumim who was injured two weeks ago in a stabbing terrorist attack in Al Funduq in the West Bank died from his wounds on Monday night.

The victim was identified as Shalom Sofer; his funeral was set to take place on Tuesday.

At the scene of the attack, Sofer was determined to be moderate to severely injured and was taken to Sheba Tel Hashomer Hospital.

Sofer's son said that one of his wounds reopened on Monday after which his condition deteriorated at the hospital, and the medical staff had to pronounce him dead.

'A special man with a huge heart'

 Scene of stabbing attack near Kdumim, October 25, 2022 (credit: UNITED HATZALAH‏) Scene of stabbing attack near Kdumim, October 25, 2022 (credit: UNITED HATZALAH‏)

"It was in great sorrow that I received the message of [the death of] Shalom Sofer's... who died of his wounds two weeks after he was attacked and stabbed by a terrorist," wrote Prime Minister Yair Lapid on Twitter. "In the name of Israel's government and citizens, I would like to send condolences to his friends and family."

"The hateful terrorist was caught on that same day, and the IDF and security forces are continuing the fight against terror day and night."

Prime Minister Yair Lapid

Bezalel Smotrich also tweeted about the news.

"I write this painful tweet with the terrible news this morning not as a politician but as a friend who had the privilege to get to know a special man with a huge heart who will be greatly missed by his family, the residents of Kdumim and many more people," he wrote.