Sisters Flora Gez and Shula Kralinsky and their husbands Moshe Gez and Dov Kralinsky, four of the victims of last Thursday's terror attack near Eilat, were laid to rest in Kfar Saba on Sunday.
The four were killed when terrorists opened fire at their car as they were traveling along Route 12 in southern Israel. Over 3,000 people came to pay their last respects to the victims, including Vice Premier Moshe Ya'alon, Knesset Member Shelly Yachimovich (Labor) and former Defense Minister Amir Peretz.
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Thursday's tragedy stuck as the four opted to take Highway 12 to Eilat, which runs parallel to the border with Egypt. A few dozen kilometers before reaching their destination, theyr were brutally attacked and killed by armed terrorists.
MK Yachimovich told Ynet that she was well acquainted with the families. "They were very socially active people, two very dear and extraordinary families…. There tragic and violent murder is simply incomprehensible."
Ya'alon mourned the victims of the deadly terror attack, saying: "In these painful hours many of Israel's citizens in the south are still under attack by terror organizations.
"Those killed were on their way to a vacation, like most of our citizens, but unfortunately they were unable to make it. They were hit by a spiteful force, a cowardly force – this is the moral level of our enemy. Their only intent was to murder Jews for being Jews."
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