Hero MAGAV police officer Zidan Sayif (ז”ל) has succumbed to his wounds and passed away at Hadassah hospital, raising the number of casualties in the attack to five.
By: Jewish Press News Briefs
Zidan Sayif (27) HY”D, the Israeli-Druze policeman who saved numerous lives on Tuesday morning when he engaged the two Arab terrorists in a gun battle in the Har Nof Massace, died on Tuesday evening of his wounds, according to a statement from Hadassah hospital.
Sayif was being treated in Hadassah hospital for the head wound he received in the shootout with the terrorists.
Sayif was the first officer on the scene. As a result of Zidan’s heroic actions, the terrorists in the Jerusalem synagogue were forced to stop slaughtering worshipers and instead concentrated on attacking the policeman.
The death toll from the attack in the synagogue has now risen to 5,
Sayif is survived by his wife and a baby daughter.
He was from the village of Yanuach Gat in the Galil.
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