Archive: 8/23/2014
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  8/23/2014, Av 27, 5774

2 Brothers from IDF Injured from Rocket Fire, One Still Critical


A rocket exploded last night near Ashdod injuring five people.  Two of them were brothers, both of them serving in the IDF. Natanel Maman was mortally wounded, and after having undergone surgery during the night, is still fighting for his life in Beilinson Hospital.  The younger brother, Tamir, was injured lightly, and has been released. Natanel's medical team has said they will know more in the upcoming 24 hours.

The Maman brothers, who hale from Gan Yavne, are aged 22 and 20, respectively, and are the youngest of seven.