Girl hurt in Jerusalem gay parade attack dies | News24

Jerusalem – An Israeli hospital spokesperson says a teenage girl stabbed by an anti-gay extremist in last week’s attack on Jerusalem’s gay pride parade has died.Hadar Elboim of Hadassah hospital said the 16-year-old succumbed to her wounds on Sunday and that her organs will be donated.The girl, identified as Shira Banki, was among six people wounded on Thursday by an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man who had carried out a similar attack on a gay pride parade in 2005.He had been released from prison just three weeks earlier and had angrily spoken out against the parade after his release.if(typeof za24_DisplayAd != “undefined”# za24_DisplayAd#”600×50”,”1″#;Jerusalem, known for its rich religious history and tradition, holds a modest parade annually in contrast to the large parade in nearby liberal Tel Aviv, which drew over 100 000 people this year.

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