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7 victims of Jerusalem terror shooting named including teen and synagogue sexton

Neve Yaakov fatalities were: Rafael Ben Eliyahu, Asher Natan, 14, Shaul Hai, Irina Korolova, llya Sosansky and married couple Eli and Natali Mizrahi



On Saturday night, all of the victims who killed in the Friday night terror attack in Jerusalem’s Neve Ya’akov neighborhood were identified.

Seven persons were killed in the incident; two of them, Eli and Natali Mizrahi, were recognised earlier in the day. Another terrorist incident occurred on Saturday after the shooting.

Rafael Ben Eliyahu, 56 years old, was identified as the third victim.

Ben Eliyahu, a local citizen, was survived by his wife and three children at the time of his passing. He was employed by the Israel Post, which was a state-owned company.

Asher Natan, 14, was the fourth person who was shot and killed in the attack. There was nothing else known right away about him.

Shaul Hai, who was 68 years old, was named as the fifth person who was shot and killed in the attack.

The Kikar Shabbat news site says that Hai worked as a sexton at a synagogue in the area, but not the one where the attack happened.

Ilya Sosansky, who was 26 years old, was the last victim to be named.

Earlier, the first casualties identified were the couple Eli and Natali Mizrahi.