Fruma Rahel Weitz

 

 

Age: 73

 

Summary: Israeli retired homemaker who had been hospitalized in critical condition but never regained consciousness for less than a week from horrific injuries suffered in the August 19 Shmuel HaNavi bus bombing that killed 20 passengers and seriously wounded over 130 others as a Hamas suicide bomber detonated massive explosives inside the crowded double-length bus carrying Orthodox Jews from a visit to the Western Wall in the capital's Shmuel HaNavi neighborhood, in which the attack became the 100th Palestinian suicide bombing against Israeli civilians since the latest round of fighting began in September 2000.

 

 

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in a suicide bomb blast

 

Born: 1930

 

Died: August 23, 2003

 

Location: Jerusalem, Israel