George Matar

 

 

Age: 59

 

Summary: customer service employee who had been hospitalized in critical condition but never regained consciousness for nearly two weeks from horrific injuries sustained in the October 4 Maxim restaurant suicide bombing incident that killed 20 people and seriously wounded over 50 others as a female Palestinian suicide bomber identified as 28-year-old law student Hanadi Jaradat detonated explosives inside the popular Arab-Jewish beachfront restaurant, in which the Islamic militant organization Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack and it was condemned by Palestinian president Yasser Arafat.

 

 

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in a suicide bomb blast

 

Born: 1944

 

Died: October 15, 2003

 

Location: Haifa, Israel