An Israeli-Canadian man in his 20s died after saving his fiancee by covering the grenade with his body. According to Canadian media CTV
on the 16th local time, on the 7th, when Hamas raided Israel, Neta Epstein, a 21-year-old young man, was with his fiancee Irene Shavit in an apartment in southern Israel. At the time, Neta’s mother received a text from her son saying, “I hear shouting in Arabic and gunshots. They’re here.” It was her son’s last text. Soon after, her mother received a text from Shavit, her son’s fiancée. When a grenade fell nearby, Netta threw himself on메이저사이트 top of the grenade to save himself. Shavit said, “She jumped on the grenade, just like Neta was trained to do in her army.” Neta’s sacrifice allowed Shavit to save her life.
Neta’s mother told CTV , “My son’s body prevented the explosion and his fiancée survived,” adding, “My son was beautiful on the outside, but he was also beautiful on the inside.”
She added, “I remember seeing the horrific terrorist attacks in New York on September 11, 2001, when I was pregnant with my son, and thinking, ‘I hope this doesn’t happen when my child comes into the world.'” .
The Israeli Consulate General in Toronto mourned Neta’s death.