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Victim of Jerusalem bombing named as 16-year-old Aryeh Schupak

Israeli forensic experts collect evidence at the scene of an explosion at a bus stop in Jerusalem on November 23, 2022 (AHMAD GHARABLI / AFP)
Israeli forensic experts collect evidence at the scene of an explosion at a bus stop in Jerusalem on November 23, 2022 (AHMAD GHARABLI / AFP)

The victim of the Jerusalem bombing attack is named as 16-year-old Aryeh Schupak.

Schupak, a yeshiva student from Jerusalem’s Har Nof neighborhood, was critically hurt in the attack, which seriously wounded his friend and several other people.

He was brought to a hospital in Jerusalem where medical officials declared his death

According to the Kan public broadcaster, Schupak has Canadian citizenship.

However, Canada’s embassy in Tel Aviv would not confirm that Schupak is a Canadian national.

An hour earlier, the embassy tweeted that Canada “strongly condemns this morning’s abhorrent terror attacks in Jerusalem.”

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