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Israel names five victims of Bulgaria terror attack

The Israelis killed in Burgas attack are Maor Harush and Elior Price from Acre, Itzik Kolangi and Amir Menashe from Petah Tikva and Kochava Shriki from Rishon Letzion.


July 19, 2012 | 3:23 pm

The names of the five Israelis killed in a suicide bombing in Bulgaria were released Thursday, after Israeli authorities had confirmed their identification and informed the families.

The names of those killed are Maor Harush, 24, and Elior Price, 25, from Acre; Itzik Kolangi, 28, and Amir Menashe, 28, from Petah Tikva; Kochava Shriki, 42, from Rishon Letzion. The sixth victim was the Bulgarian bus driver, Mustafa Kyosov, 36.

Friends and relatives visiting the families of Harush and Price in Acre said that the two were “friends in their life and in their death.” On Wednesday, the two boarded the flight along with another friend, Daniel Fahima, who was seriously wounded in the attack. The three were planning on taking a six-day vacation and were expected to return to Israel next week on Monday.

Read more at Haaretz.com.

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