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Monday, May 21 2007

Qassam Strike Kills Woman

It was only a matter of time. A 35-year-old woman in Sderot was killed standing next to a car hit by a Qassam. She died en route to the hospital. Haaretz reports that EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana was meeting with Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni in the town at the time. Neither were harmed. Other Israelis killed by Qassams:

Afik Zehavi, age 4, killed June 28, 2004 in Sderot

Mordechai Yosefov, 49, killed June 28, 2004 in Sderot

Dorit Aniso, age 2, killed Sept. 29, 2004 in Sderot

Yuval Abebah, age 4, killed Sept. 29, 2004 in Sderot

Ella Abukasis, age 17, died on Jan. 21, 2005 of injuries sustained in a Jan. 15 rocket attack on Sderot

Dana Galkovitch, age 22, killed July 14, 2005 in rocket strike on Kibbutz Netiv Ha'asara

Two Beduins, Salam Ziadin and son Khalid, age 16, killed March 28, 2006 when they tried to handle an unexploded Qassam near Nachal Oz. It was initially thought that the two were killed by a stray IDF shell. Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility. Photos unavailable.

Fatima Slutzker, age 57, killed Nov. 15, 2006

Yaakov Yaakobov, age 43, killed Nov. 21, 2006 in Sderot

UPDATE May 22: Last night's victim, Shirel Friedman, was laid to rest in Sderot today.

UPDATE May 28: Cheers to IsraellyCool found a photo of Shirel Friedman at El Rejunte.




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