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Gaza attack victim’s widow gives birth

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Posted on Oct. 10, 2011 at 1:51 pm

The widow of the victim of a Gaza rocket attack on southern Israel gave birth to a baby boy.

Lilach Shoshan gave birth on Yom Kippur in Beersheba’s Soroka Medical Center.

Her husband, Yossi, was killed in August when a Grad rocket fired from Gaza struck him in Beersheba. He was 38.

Shoshan said she will name the boy Shimon after her husband’s father, as the couple had planned.

The couple had two other children, daughters aged 7 and 4. They will choose the baby’s middle name, according to reports.

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