ISRAELI DEATH TOLL OF 1 DAY, 1 NIGHT OF TERROR
by DEBKAfile, 4 March 2002
"Victims of Saturday nights suicide bombing in the ultra-orthodox district of Mahane Israel, Jerusalem, most members of a Bar Mitzva party:
Shlomo and Gafnit Nehmad, their two daughters, Shiraz, 7 and Liran, 3 and nephew, Shaul Nehmad, 15; Lidor Ilan, 12, and his sister, Oriya, 1 and a half; Tsofiye Yaarit-Elihahu, 23, and her son Avraham Eliyahu, 7 months.
Names released of the 10 Victims killed at Ofra roadblock Sunday, March 3, in deadly crossfire from three Palestinian snipers shooting an FN MAG machine gun, M-16 assault rifle and M-14 rifle from high ground:
Capt. Ariel Hovav, 25, from Eili; Sgt.-Maj. Rafael Levy, 42, from Rishon Lezion; Sgt.-Maj. Yohai Porat, 26, from Kfar Saba; Lt. David Damlin, 29, from Mizar; Sgt. Maj. Avraham Ezra, 38 from Kiryat Bialik.
Three civilians: Vadim Balgula, 32 and Sergei Butrov, 33, from Ariel; Yizhak Didi, 66, from Ofra.
The soldier killed at the Kissufim checkpoint outside the Gaza Strip was Sgt. Stephen Koenigsberg, 19, from Hod Hasharon."