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  Kislev 6, 5772 , 02/12/11

Yeshiva Student Awakened Others, Didn't Make it Out

Moshe Eyal, a spokesman for the Binyamin-region Jewish community of Mitzpe Yericho, told Arutz Sheva Friday morning, that Oded Hamdi, the 19-year-old student at the Me'or Tuvia Yeshiva, who died of burns suffered in a caravan fire shortly after midnight, saw the fire and alerted his friends who escaped from the windows. Eyal reported, "Once they realized he did not get out with them, they called friends and entered the burning caravan and brought him out, but he was already unconscious and was taken to the hospital, where he died."

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