Hundreds of people are participating in the funeral of Staff Sgt. Ori Yitzhak Iluz in the northern city of Safed.
Iluz, 20, served as a combat soldier in the Bardelas Battalion. He was killed along with Sgt. Lia Ben Nun, 19, on Saturday morning at a guard tower on the Egyptian border.
The Egyptian policeman who infiltrated through the border and carried out the attack later killed another soldier during a shootout, Staff Sgt. Ohad Dahan. The attacker was then killed.
Iluz’s sister, Gal, eulogizes the slain soldier. “Our flower, our balance. I hope you didn’t suffer too much. It’s hard for us to deal with it. I love you,” she says according to Army Radio.