The number of Israelis who fell while in the line of duty stands at 23,085 on the eve of Israel's Fallen Soldiers and Victims of Terrorism Remembrance Day.
The passing year has seen 92 names added to the list, including 37 Israel Defense Forces soldiers, 12 members of the security forces and 43 disabled IDF veterans. The number of fallen soldiers whose place of burial remains unknown stands at 555.
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The number of those killed in terrorist attacks stands at 2,493 including 120 foreign citizens. The past year has seen 10 civilians killed in terror attacks. Terror attacks have left 2,848 people orphans, 976 bereaved parents and 799 widows and widowers.
More than a million and a half people are slated to visit the graves of their loved ones on Remembrance Day.
Mount Herzl last week (Photo: EPA)
Remembrance Day events will be launched on Sunday at 4 pm with a state ceremony at Jerusalem's Yad Lebanim Center. A one-minute siren will sound at 8 pm and will be followed by ceremonies across Israel.
Benjamin and Sara Netanyahu at Yoni Netanyahu's grave (Photo: Kobi Gideon, GPO)
Another two-minute siren will sound on Monday at 11 am and will be followed by a state memorial ceremony at Mount Herzl in memory of the 1,396 fallen police officers.
Mount Herzl (Photo: Reuters)
The Jewish Agency will hold a ceremony commemorating the 200 Jews killed in terrorist and anti-Semitic attacks around the world since the establishment of the State of Israel. The parents of Jewish-American journalist Daniel Pearl who was killed by al-Qaeda in 2002 will light a torch in his memory as part of the ceremony.
Police forces will be deployed in large numbers across the country to secure the various events.
Noam (Dabul) Dvir, Gilad Morag, Omri Efraim, Raanan Ben-Zur and Neri Brenner contributed to this report
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