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‘I understand Hadar saved my life’ says wounded Border Guard officer during visit with PM Netanyahu last week

PM Netanyahu visits hospital bed of Ravit, the officer injured in deadly Damascus Gate attack on Wednesday.
By Hezki Ezra


Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu visited Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem on Thursday to meet with two injured terror victims.

The Prime Minister visited Ravit, a female Border Police officer injured in the deadly shooting and stabbing attack at Damascus Gate Wednesday afternoon, as well as another soldier wounded in a shooting attack in Beit El on Sunday.

After the visit, Netanyahu declared, “I have visited now with Ravit, who acted heroically and resourcefully along with her colleagues. Together with the commander of their force, they prevented a large disaster.”

“I’m impressed by her courage, her position, her strength and her family,” he added. “And of course, we are all saddened by the death of Hadar Cohen, a real heroine. We all embrace her family.”

Netanyahu stressed the government was conducting a “large effort against terror. Kabatiya is closed, the IDF is operating there with the Shin Bet and making widespread arrests. We have cancelled many work permits into Israel and the attorney general informed me yesterday that he has added a number of terrorists’ houses to be slated for demolition. This is just part of our efforts.”

It will take time to overcome terror, Netanyahu asserted, noting that “Islamic terror has spread all over the world and incites millions in many countries from Jakarta to Africa all the way to California.”

“We are in this fray, it is not passing


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