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'I Must Breathe and It Will Be Alright'

Sarah Vettori (Photo: Yair Sagi)

While two young Israelis were murdered in the terrorist shooting that took place at a West Bank workplace on Sunday, one woman miraculously escaped with only injuries. Ynet News' Roi Rubinstein reports on how Sarah Vettori survived by hiding under a table:

Sarah Vettori, a 54-year-old employee of the Alon factory, who was moderately wounded in the shooting attack that left two of her colleagues dead, said Monday that she was minutes away from death after being confronted by the killer and emphasized that her heart goes out to those murdered by the 23-year-old Palestinian.

Vettori ran into the perpetrator after hearing loud noises, which turned out to be the gunshots that killed the first two victims, from her office. She went into a corridor to see what was the source of the explosive sounds and was confronted by the terrorist who shot her. She managed to escape and hide under the table.

“I ran back to my office, got under the table, put my hand over the wound and saw that I was bleeding, and all I kept thinking was that I must breathe and it will be alright. Then I heard another four or five loud shots,” she recalled.

"I huddled under the table as he entered my office, I saw his legs, his jeans and sneakers. A few seconds later he disappeared and then everything went silent. Several minutes later a warehouse worker, Basel, came in and said that Kim and Ziv were no longer alive. He took care of me until the ambulance arrived,” Vettori described...

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