Ido Cohen

 

 

Age: 17

 

Summary: Israeli student who had been hospitalized in critical condition but never regained consciousness for more than a week from massive head injuries suffered in the December 1 Ben Yehuda Street suicide bombing that killed 10 people including his two classmates Yoni Karganov and Guy Vaknin and seriously wounded approximately 180 others as two suicide bombers reportedly detonated explosive devices at a nearby pedestrian mall that was frequented by many youths on Saturday nights, in which the Palestinian governing group Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack stating that it was in retaliation for the killing of senior Hamas militant Mahmud Abu Hanoud as part of the Second Intifada militancy campaign.

 

 

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in a suicide bomb blast

 

Born: December 1983

 

Died: December 8, 2001

 

Location: Jerusalem, Israel