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  אב 24, 5771 , 24/08/11

Rocket Toll Rises to Two

A Be'er Sheva woman who was wounded earlier this week has passed away, bringing the death toll from Hamas' assault on southern Israel to two. The woman, identified as 62-year-old Varda Nahmias, died of injuries sustained as she ran for shelter during a rocket barrage.

Nahmias slipped and fell, hitting her neck. Her medical situation deteriorated on Tuesday, and she passed away on Wednesday morning. Her funeral will be held in Be'er Sheva at 4 p.m.

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