Baby Born a Year After Brother Killed by Hamas Rocket

Brigadier General Uri Gordin at the scene where 5 Years old child Ido Avigal was fatally struck by shrapnel in Sderot (Photo by Gili Yaari /Flash90)

By Hamodia Staff

YERUSHALAYIM – The mother of a five-year-old who was killed by a Hamas rocket almost exactly a year ago gave birth on Thursday to a baby boy.

Ido Avigal Hy”d was the victim of a rocket attack from Gaza on Sderot, during Operation Guardian of the Walls, on May 12, 2021. His mother Shani and her 7-year-old daughter ylc”t were both seriously wounded in the same attack, when the projectile penetrated the family’s bomb shelter.

Mrs. Avigal gave birth to a baby boy at the Barzilai Hospital in Ashkelon on Thursday.

Assuming the child is healthy, the bris milah will be held on May 12, one year to the day since Ido’s death.

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