Final Victim of Jerusalem Terror Identified

Second man murdered in Armon Hanatziv attack named ahead of double burials in the capital.

Hezki Baruch,

Armon Hanatziv terror attack
Armon Hanatziv terror attack
Yonatan Sindel/Flash 90

A gag order on the identity of the second victim of the lethal terror attack in Jerusalem's southeastern Armon Hanatziv neighborhood, which took place Tuesday, was lifted on Wednesday.

The murdered man was identified as 51-year-old Alon Guverg. He lived alone in the neighborhood. 

His funeral is to be held at 5 p.m., leaving from the family mourning home in the northwestern Givat Shaul neighborhood.

The ZAKA emergency response organization called on the public take part in the funeral and pay their final respects to the terror victim.

Guverg was one of two victims murdered in the attack on Gallow's Street in Armon Hanatziv, in which two Arab terrorists, one armed with a knife and the other with a gun, took over a bus and locked the passengers inside.

The other victim was named as 78-year-old Chaim Haviv, and he too is to be buried on Wednesday. Haviv's wife Shoshana was seriously wounded in the attack, and she is currently receiving treatment at Shaare Tzedek Hospital.

No less than 15 others were wounded in the attack, with many still being treated in Jerusalem's hospitals. One 76-year-old victim continues to be in critical condition after undergoing surgery on Tuesday.

Just minutes after the Armon Hanatziv attack, a terrorist employee of Bezeq ran over passersby and then got out to stab more victims in the central Geula neighborhood, murdering one and moderately wounding another before being shot.

Rabbi Yeshiyahu Krishevsky was identified as the man murdered in the Geula attack, and he was buried just a few hours later on Tuesday.




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