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Maysoun Amin Hassan
Aug 4, 2002 | 26th of Av, 5762 | כ״ו באב תשס״ב
Aug 4, 2002 – Maysoun Amin Hassan, 19 of Sajur was one of 9 people killed in the suicide bombing of Egged bus No. 361 traveling from Haifa to Safed at the Meron junction in northern Israel.
Egged bus No. 361 left Haifa for Safed at 7:15 Sunday morning. The terrorist who had boarded the bus, exploded the bomb at the Meron junction near Safed just before 9:00. The blast blew off the roof of the bus which then burst into flames, killing or wounding nearly everyone inside.
Maysoun Amin Hassan of the well-known Hassan family from the Druze village of Sajur in the Galilee was accompanying her older sister Jihan to an admissions exam to the Safed regional college. Maysoun was killed in the explosion, Jihan who was to be married in two weeks was injured. Their father Amin Hassan, was a former senior police officer and serves as director of the olive growers’ council.
Maysoun who was a gifted student had been looking forward to begin studying psychology at Haifa University in October.
Maysoun Amin Hassan was buried in Sajur. She is survived by her parents, six siblings.
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