Ayala-Haya Abukasis



Age: 17


Summary: Israeli yeshiva student who had been hospitalized on life support in critical condition at an intensive care unit for nearly a week from massive shrapnel wounds and serious brain injuries suffered in a January 15 Qassam rocket attack near her grandmother's home in southern Israel when the missile landed near her as the shrapnel penetrated her cerebellum while she was returning home from a meeting of the Bnei Akiva religious youth group, in which it became one of the latest Hamas rocket-propelled attacks against Israeli citizens since August 2004.



Cause of Death: Head injuries sustained in a rocket-propelled attack


Born: 1988


Died: January 21, 2005


Location: Be'er Sheva, Israel