Victim of stabbing terror attack: 19-year-old Sergeant Ron Yitzhak Kukia

19-year-old Ron Yitzhak Kukia was the IDF combat soldier who was murdered in yesterday’s stabbing terror attack in the southern-Israeli city of Arad. Kukia will be brought to rest on Sunday.
Kukia Photo credit: IDF Spokesperson's Unit/ Channel 2 News

Today (Friday), the name of the IDF soldier who was murdered in yesterday’s stabbing terror attack was released for publication. 19-year-old Sergeant Ron Yitzhak Kukia was a combat soldier in the Nahal Brigade.

Kukia will be brought to rest in the Kiryat Shaul Military Cemetery in Tel Aviv on Sunday. He was found lying on the ground at a bus stop near a large shopping center in the southern-Israeli city of Arad. Large security forces are searching for the terrorists who fled the scene.

Scene of the attack Photo Credit: Israel Police Spokesperson's Unit/ Channel 2 News

“When we arrived, we noticed a young man lying on the ground unconscious, without a pulse and not breathing with stab wounds in his upper body,” stated a Magen David Adom paramedic. “We performed life-saving medical treatment including CPR. However, we were left no choice but to determine the time of death.”

Search for terrorists continues Photo Credit: Channel 2 News


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