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  8/29/2014, Elul 3, 5774

Hundreds at Funeral of Soldier Who Died from Wounds

Hundreds of people arrived on Friday afternoon at the military section of the cemetery in Gan Yavne to take part in the funeral of Sgt. Natanel Maman, who passed away Friday morning, a week after being hit by a rocket in the south.

Maman was wounded while on a weekend home leave, enjoying a short break from the defensive operation in Gaza. He was left fighting for his life while hospitalized at Beilinson hospital before eventually succumbing to his critical wounds.