Shira Ish-Ran's condition continues to improve

Young mother wounded in attack sedated, respirated; 'Sometimes wakes up, communicates in signs.' Baby's condition still critical.

Ido Ben Porat ,

Shira and her husband on their wedding day
Shira and her husband on their wedding day

Shaare Zedek Medical Center trauma unit senior surgeon Dr. Alon Schwartz reported today on the condition of Shira and Amichai Ish-Ran, who were seriously injured in yesterday's Ofra junction attack.

"She's still in intensive care under sedation and assisted breathing; her condition's stable and we're pleased with the improvement in her condition," says Dr. Schwartz.

"The father Amichai is still hospitalized mainly for reducing pain; no surgery required on our part," noted the senior surgeon.

Regarding the condition of the baby, Dr. Schwartz said "the baby is unfortunately still in a difficult situation and there's no change in his condition."

Meirav Sharvit, 17, who was also injured in the attack, is expected to be released in coming days. The hospital said her condition was improving.