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Six Months After Brutal Axe Attack, Terror Victim Goes Home

Tzvika Cohen, terror victim (Photo: courtesy family)

Six months ago an Israel father of four was attacked with an axe by a terrorist. The attack left Tzvika Cohen in a coma and doctors said his condition may never improve. However, Arutz Sheva's David Rosenberg reports on Cohen's miraculous recovery:

In February, Cohen a 47-year old father of four, was attacked by Saadi Ali Abu Hamad just outside of a mall in Maale Adumim.

Brandishing an axe, Hamad hacked Cohen, who was working as a security guard at the mall, nearly to death, leaving him unconscious before fleeing the scene.

This marked the second terror attack the Cohen family suffered. In 2000, Cohen’s older brother Rahamim, a cab driver, was stabbed 11 times by his passenger.

Cohen’s release this week comes just in time for him and his family to celebrate his 48th birthday next Sunday at home.

Despite doctors’ warnings he may never wake up from his coma and that if he would he would likely be paralyzed for life, Cohen is now able to care for himself.

“Now I’m able to eat and shower on my own, and I can walk and carry myself much better than I could just a few weeks ago”.

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