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Hero Jumped on Terrorists, Treated Wounded

Hero in blue shirt during June 2016 Tel Aviv terror attack (Photo: screenshot)

While mourning the lives lost during last week's terrorist shooting in Tel Aviv, Israel - and those who stand for her - still prays for the recovery of all those injured. Israel Hayom's Yehuda Shlezinger tells us about one of the wounded who, despite being shot twice, fended off the terrorists, helped other victims, and ultimately saved lives:

"The guy in the blue shirt" is how he is known among the survivors of last Wednesday's terrorist shooting at the Sarona Market complex in Tel Aviv who are still hospitalized at Sourasky Medical Center. Security camera footage of the attack shows "the guy in the blue shirt" tackling the two terrorists, wielding a chair as a weapon and likely preventing more casualties. His name is Haggai Klein.

Klein is currently hospitalized in the intensive care unit, having suffered gunshot wounds to his abdomen and thigh, sustained while he was trying to subdue the shooters. His condition improved over the weekend, and the hospital reported he was stable and doing well.

Klein is surrounded by family, and on Monday they told his story, describing him as a strong young man who served as a combat soldier in the IDF, and who has recently been working in the security field...

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