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Oct 30, 2000 | 1st of Heshvan, 5761 | א׳ במרחשון תשס״א
Oct 30, 2000 – Eish-Kodesh Gilmore, 25, of Mevo Modi’in, was shot and killed while on duty as a security guard at the National Insurance Institute’s east Jerusalem branch.
Security guard Eish-Kodesh Gilmore of was shot dead in an attack inside the National Insurance Institute office in east Jerusalem. A group calling itself the “Martyrs of the Al-Aksa Intifada” claimed responsibility for the attack.
Shortly after noon, a man entered the National Insurance Institute on Rehov Issfani in the heart of eastern Jerusalem. From close range, he fired a number of shots at the two security guards seated in the first floor waiting room. The assailant then fled on foot.
Gilmore, who was shot in the head, was initially treated by a doctor from an adjacent clinic before an ambulance rushed him to Hadassah University Hospital, Ein Kerem, where he died almost immediately upon arrival. The other guard, Itai Suissa, 22, of Jerusalem, was seriously wounded.
Eish-Kodesh Gilmore was the eldest of six children. He leaves behind his wife of three years, Inbal, and an 18 month-old daughter, Taliah.
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