Hundreds attend funerals for family killed in car crash inferno

Hundreds of people attend the funerals of eight people from the same family killed yesterday in a head-on collision near the Dead Sea.

The entire Atar family — Yariv Atar, 45, and his wife Shoshi, 47, and their children Yaakov Yisrael, 12, Ateret, 11, Ayelet, 9, Moriah, 7, Yedid, 5, and Avigail, 3 — was killed in the crash Tuesday on Route 90 in which their minivan caught fire, trapping them all inside.

The Atar family, killed in a car crash near the Dead Sea on October 30, 2018. (Courtesy)

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