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Daily Israel Report

Belgium Shooting Victims En Route to Israel for Burial

Tel Aviv natives Emmanuel and Miriam Riva, hy"d, to be buried Tuesday evening.
By Tova Dvorin
First Publish: 5/26/2014, 4:25 PM

עמנואל ומירה ריוה הי"ד
עמנואל ומירה ריוה הי"ד
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The bodies of the victims from Saturday's horrific shooting in Belgium - Emanuel and Miriam Riva, 54 and 53, from Tel Aviv - are currently en route to Israel for the funeral, ZAKA announced Monday.

The funeral will be held in the Kiryat Shaul Cemetery in Tel Aviv on Tuesday, at 5:00 pm. 

The Rivas were in Berlin on shlichut from 2007-2011, neighbors told Yediot Aharonot. Emmanuel worked in the Public Security Ministry since returning from Germany. The couple leaves behind two daughters, ages 15 and 16.  

The other victims included a French woman, 23, who was killed at the scene; another shooting victim, in critical condition, is Belgian. 

A gunman entered Brussels' Jewish Museum Saturday afternoon and began shooting, killing three people

national manhunt has begun for the shooter; local police are still looking for possible suspects, official announced Sunday morning, despite at least one arrest shortly after the shooting. 



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