Rachel Thaler

 

 

Age: 16

 

Summary: Israeli student who had been hospitalized in critical condition but never regained consciousness for almost two weeks from severe head injuries suffered in the February 16 Karnei Shomron Mall suicide bombing incident that killed two teenagers and seriously wounded over six others as the suicide bomber detonated explosives at the entrance outside a pizza parlor at the recently opened shopping mall that has become a popular meeting place for local youth, in which the Palestinian militant organization Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine claimed responsibility for the attack.

 

 

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in a suicide bomb blast

 

Born: 1986

 

Died: February 27, 2002

 

Location: Karnei Shomron, West Bank, Israel