7-year-old girl injured in Iranian missile attack undergoes surgery for major head wound

Renee Ghert-Zand is the health reporter and a feature writer for The Times of Israel.

The 7-year-old girl who was seriously wounded during the interception of a missile fired from Iran last night underwent surgery for a major head wound, Soroka Medical Center says.

The girl, from a Bedouin town near Arad, is now in the hospital’s pediatric intensive care unit.

Her injury occurred when shrapnel from the intercepted ballistic missile fell on her family’s home around 2 a.m.

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