Officials in Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital report that 22-year-old K.Y. HY”D, from Ecuador, who was gravely injured in the Ammunition Hill Jerusalem light rail station terror attack, has died of her massive injuries. ‘K’ became the second fatality in the attack. Three month-old Chaya Zisel Braun HY”D died shortly after the attack due to her massive injuries. The family of the nifteres has requested to refrain from publishing her name.
The hospital reports ‘K’ was niftar on Sunday evening 2 Marcheshvan. She was a new immigrant from S. America who studying Yiddishkheit and was murdered on her way to a shiur. Members of her family flew to Israel and remained at her bedside following the attack.
A car driven by a Jerusalem Arab terrorist rammed into pedestrians at the light rail station. Chaya Zisel flew up in the air and sustained fatal injuries when her head struck the sidewalk as she landed. Karen was fighting for her life since sustaining her massive injuries. Funeral arrangements to be announced.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)