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August 30, 2002
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41-year-old father of two, murdered by the Islamic Palestinian terrorist group Hamas

Faces of the Victims has published the story of Morel Derfler, a 41-year-old father of two who was deliberately murdered by a genocide bomber from the Islamic Palestinian terrorist group Hamas.

On September 9, 2001, three Israelis were killed and dozens of Sunday morning commuters were wounded when a suicide bomber exploded in the train station in Nahariya, an Israeli city.

Morel Derfler, 41 Father of 2 Murdered by the Hamas
Morel Derfler, a professional photographer, traveled to Nahariya on Sunday morning with his relative by marriage, architect Dr. Yigal Goldstein to work on a project in the nearby town of Shlomi. A terrorist carrying a bomb waited near the train station in Nahariya until the train arrived from Tel-Aviv. As the passengers were exiting the station, he detonated the bomb. Morel Derfler and Yigal Goldtstin were two of the three people killed in the explosion, in which some 90 were injured.

Derfler was a well-known photographer who had exhibited his work both in Israel and abroad. He worked with the Haifa Theater, and headed the photography department at the Wizo College in Haifa.

Derfler, who was born and raised in Nahariya, moved to Mevasseret Zion, near Jerusalem, with his family seven years ago.

Morel Derfler will be buried in his home town of Nahariya. He leaves behind a wife, Jenny, a 16-year-old daughter and 10-year-old son.

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I also copy below an article with more information on the suicide bombing.

Suicide bombing in Nahariya train station
By The Jerusalem Post Internet Staff

Three Israelis were killed and dozens of Sunday morning commuters were wounded when a suicide bomber exploded in the Nahariya train station just moments ago. [This story last updated 13:00]

Three Israelis and the terrorist were killed in the attack in the northern coastal city' station, located not far from the Lebanese border. Israel Television Channel Two report 59 people wounded in the suicide bombing, according to Army Radio.

Magen David Adom emergency medical services regional operations head Doron Kutler noted most of the wounded suffered from shock. Four of the wounded are in moderate condition and two are listed as lightly wounded, suffering from burns and shrapnel wounds.

Prof. Shaul Sasa, manager of the Nahariya Government Hospital, said his facility has set up an emergency hotline for those inquiring about the condition of admitted patients.

Dial 1255141 to reach the Nahariya Government Hospital. Overseas callers should dial 972 prior to the above number.

Massive security and MDA have converged on the train station, packed this early Sunday morning with soldiers and civilians travelling south to the center of the nation.

The terrorist reportedly waited in a snack bar next to the station's tracks. When a train arriving from Tel Aviv pulled into the station, the bomber detonated a powerful bomb packed with nails, screws and other types of shrapnel.

Panic followed the explosion, an eyewitness reported. Smoke filled the air and bodies were seen scattered on the ground outside the centrally-located train station.

The area has been sealed to traffic and police bomb squads are searching the area for additional explosive devices. Though the station itself was not damaged in the blast, train traffic heading south out of Nahariya has been brought to a halt.

An additional explosion was reported shortly after the initial blast.

Police are requesting people stay away from the scene of the terror attack.

Hamas has claimed responsibility for the bombing.

Posted by David Melle at August 30, 2002 01:11 AM
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