Netanyahu, Deri, Katz, Shasha-Biton pay condolence call
Netanyahu, Deri, Katz, Shasha-Biton pay condolence call Kobi Gideon/GPO

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu paid a condolence call Sunday afternoon to the family of Motti Ben-Shabbat, who was killed last week while participating in rescue efforts from the flooding in Nahariya. Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz, Interior Minister Aryeh Deri, Construction, and Housing Minister Yifat Shasha-Biton accompanied the Prime Minister.

Prime Minister Netanyahu heard from Motti’s parents about their son’s special personality and his efforts to assist in the rescue of a family from the flooding in Nahariya. The Prime Minister told the family, “Motti was a great hero. He will always be in our hearts, until the last day.”

Ben-Shabbat was laid to rest Thursday, a day after he drowned while trying to save family whose car had been caught in a flash flood.

החיפושים אחר הנעדר בנהריה נועם פלקאסא/TPS

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