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  8/5/2014, Av 9, 5774

Critically Wounded Soldier Opens Eyes for First Time


Great excitement was felt at the Soroka Hospital in Be’er Sheva on Saturday, as an IDF soldier who was critically wounded in Gaza opened his eyes for the first time, the Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper reports.

The soldier, Ohad Ben-Yishai, was wounded from shrapnel that entered his head while fighting terrorists in the Sajaiya neighborhood in Gaza City. He was airlifted to the Soroka Hospital where he underwent surgery.