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Girl, 16, dies of wounds suffered in attack on Jerusalem gay pride parade

Girl, 16, dies of wounds suffered in attack on Jerusalem gay pride parade

A 16-year-old high school student died of her wounds Sunday, three days after being critically injured in an attack on a gay pride parade, Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem announced. Shira Banki was taking part in the parade on Keren Hayesod Street in central Jerusalem on Thursday when a man emerged from behind and stabbed her and five others. Chilling photographs show the teenager with a festive garland on her head, unaware of the danger as the assailant raised his hand with the knife. Authorities quickly arrested Yishai Schlissel, an ultraorthodox Jew who had been released from jail just three weeks before after serving a 10-year term for a similar knife attack on gay pride...

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