Thousands Attend Funeral of Israeli Teen Murdered in Istanbul Nightclub Terrorist Attack

Flowers are placed outisde the Reina nightclub by the Bosphorus, following a gun attack on New Year's Eve, on January 1, 2017 in Istanbul, Turkey. According to Turkey's interior minister Suleyman Soylu at least 39 people, including 15 foreigners, were killed and 40 wounded at Istanbul's famous Reina nightclub during …
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The Times of Israel reports: Thousands of people attended the funeral of an Israeli teenager Tuesday morning who was killed in a shooting attack at an Istanbul club during New Year’s festivities.

Lian Zaher Nasser, 19 was buried in her hometown of Tira in central Israel as mourners lamented the teen’s life having been cut short in the terror attack that claimed 39 people, most of them foreigners.

Among the mourners were MKs from a delegation of the Joint (Arab) List headed by Ayman Odeh and representatives of the Palestinian Authority sent by PA President Mahmoud Abbas, according to Israel Radio.

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