Israeli Victim of Turkey Terror Attack to Be Buried

The Fellowship  |  January 3, 2017

Israeli Victim of Turkey Terror Attack to Be Buried

This weekend, we reported on the horrific terrorist shooting that left 39 dead in Istanbul. Tragically, one of those killed was an Israeli teenager. The Times of Israel reports that 19-year-old Lian Zaher Nasser will be buried in her hometown of Tira:

An Israeli teenager killed in the shooting attack at an Istanbul club during New Year festivities will be laid to rest at 11 a.m. Tuesday in her home town of Tira.

The cortege of 19-year-old Lian Zaher Nasser will depart from her home in the Arab city and proceed to the local cemetery.

A spokesperson for the Joint (Arab) List confirmed that faction leader MK Ayman Odeh will attend the funeral, and possibly other parliamentarians. The party called for as many people as possible to attend the funeral.

The town has also declared a day of mourning in solidarity with all the victims of terror…

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