Funeral for Sgt. Omri Levy at 4:00 PM

Sgt. Omri Levy, 19, of Sdey Hemed, who was murdered by a Bedouin Arab terrorist at Be'er Sheva's Central Bus Station Sunday, will be laid to rest Monday afternoon at 4 PM, at the cemetery at Sdey Hemed.

Sdey Hemed is an agricultural community near Kfar Saba, in central Israel.

Four other soldiers were wounded in the attack – one seriously and three lightly.

In addition, several other security men and civilians were injured.

An Eritrean citizen died in the hospital after he was mistakenly shot by a guard who suspected him of being an accomplice to the terrorist. He was also attacked by an enraged crowd of bystanders before being evacuated from the scene.

The terrorist who carried out the the deadly attack Sunday night was an Israeli Arab citizen from the Bedouin town of Hura in the Negev.

He was identified as 21-year-old Muhaned Al-Okabi, who carried out the attack armed with a pistol and a knife.

Police arrested one of his family members overnight, who is suspected of having aided him in planning and carrying out his attack.

The terrorist's mother hails from Gaza, but she had been allowed into sovereign Israeli territory after marrying an Arab citizen of Israel as part of the family reunification policy.

Further details of the case are still under a gag order, however.


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