'A wonderful girl was murdered today'

Aunt of murdered girl says terrorists 'not afraid to enter our homes'.

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Yael Kabiliv, aunt of Hallel-Yaffa Ariel
Yael Kabiliv, aunt of Hallel-Yaffa Ariel
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Yael Kabiliv, the aunt of the young girl murdered in Thursday morning’s vicious terror attack in Kiryat Arba, spoke with journalists in the Shaarei Tzedek hospital, following news that Hallel-Yaffa Ariel had succumbed to her injuries.

"A truly wonderful girl was murdered today - Hallel-Yaffa bat Rina Devorah. Hallel, my niece, was the most amazing girl in the world.”

"She had slept in late after having danced in a performance the night before. [Then], a disgusting terrorist came in and killed her while she slept in her bed."

"We're all in mourning and in terrible pain. It's hard for us to grasp what happened."

"They have the courage to just go into our homes - we have to have the courage to go into the Temple Mount, without fear, and say 'this is our place'. Then no terrorist will dare set foot in our homes."

"She was an incredible girl. There are no others like her. Smart, well behaved, beautiful."

"It's a terrible loss for everyone here."