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Miracle Amidst Tragedy

Family of Tel Aviv shooting attack survivor, June 9, 2016 (Photo: Jerusalem Post/Avshalom Sassoni)

Four Israelis were killed in the vicious terrorist shooting that occurred in a Tel Aviv market on Wednesday. But amidst the tragedy of those murdered, The Jerusalem Post tells us about a miracle that saved the life of one of the attack's victims:

Asaf Bar, one of the wounded victims in the attack by two Palestinians at the upscale Sarona market, narrowly escaped the harrowing experience with his life intact.

Bar and his girlfriend were sitting at the Max Brenner cafe when the nearby terrorists opened fire in their direction. Bar was shot in the head and wounded, but he miraculously survived and stayed conscious throughout the terrifying events.

Bar's father, Avner, and his sister, Dana, spoke to Israeli media and recounted his ordeal.

"Asaf was sitting there with his girlfriend. They were there eating a breakfast meal, and the perpetrator, the first thing he did was to shoot two bullets at Asaf," they said.

"I feel like [my] boy is here as a gift from God," he father marveled.

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