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Oct 18, 2015 | 5th of Heshvan, 5776 | ה׳ במרחשון תשע״ו
Omri Levy – Oct 18, 2015 – Sgt. Omri Levy, 19 of Sde Hemed was killed in a terror attack at the Beersheba Central Bus Station on Sunday evening. The terrorist, armed with a pistol and a knife, then snatched the soldier’s rifle opening fire and wounding at least 10 Israelis before being killed by police. 21 year old Palestinian assailant Muhanad Alukabi took the rifle of 19 year old Israeli soldier Omri Levy and killed him with it. He opened fire in a crowded bus station with the rifle and injured 11 other people. An Eritrean immigrant was shot by an Israeli security guard and beaten to death by an Israeli mob, suspected of being a second attacker. Sgt. Omri Lattackevy, 19 murdered in Be’er Sheva terror attack with 10 wounded – in bus terminal.
Omri Levy grew up in the moshav Sde Hemed in central Israel, near Kfar Saba. He attended the Emek Yarkon regional high school. Although he suffered from back problems, he succeeded in enlisting in the Golani Brigade. His unit’s training was interrupted last week and was attached to the Gaza Division to cope with the disturbances there. He was on his way to his base at Nahal Oz when he was killed. A corporal at the time of his death, he was posthumously promoted to the rank of sergeant. Omri’s father Noam passed away several years ago from a sudden heart attack. After his father’s death, Omri was the mainstay of his family.
Sgt. Omri Levy was buried in Moshav Sde Hemed.
He is survived by his mother Efrat, and his twin brother and sister, Ro’i and Yuval (16).
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