Yerushalayim Bombing Victim Still Fighting for His Life as Manhunt Continues

Police and security personnel at the scene of a terror attack at the entrance to Yerushalayim, on Wednesday. (Olivier Fitoussil/Flash90)

While most of the victims injured in Wednesday’s bombings in Yerushalayim have baruch Hashem been released from hospitals, one continues fighting for his life.

Shaare Zedek Medical Center reported on Thursday morning that it is treating three patients, including an Ethiopian immigrant who sustained a serious head injury. The family has asked the public to daven for the complete refuah of Tedsa ben Mada.

The other two wounded are conscious and in stable condition, hospitalized in the pediatric and adult intensive care units.

Of the 24 victims treated at the Hadassah hospitals, most suffered shrapnel injuries from nails packed into the bombs and have been released.

However, two patients still remain at Hadassah Ein Kerem Medical Center, a hospital spokesperson said.

One is 20 years old and in moderate condition after being operated on. The other patient is a 52-year-old man hit in the head by shrapnel and is in mild condition in the neurosurgery department.

Meanwhile, the manhunt continued on Thursday for the perpetrators behind the blasts.

Israeli police are investigating the incidents as terrorist attacks and the assessment is that the explosions were coordinated and that both were conducted by remotely detonated devices that contained marbles and nails to maximize the radius of the blasts.

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