Major Roi Klein covered a grenade by his own body - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Michael
    • 15.10.09 | 11:21 (IST)

    Lebanon War II ... Just as down broke after the last moments of dark, Roi reported that his group was attacked from the rear. Corporal Merchavia took his troops and set out to flank the terrorists. Due to the darkness he ran straight into a wall and was injured. So Roi took more soldiers and went toward Merchavia to rescue him. When Roi arrived, he saw that Merchavia was wounded. A few of the other soldiers then pur Merchavia on a stretcher. As they lifted the stretcher a grenade was hurled at them. Roi saw the grenade and jumped on it. By absorbing the inpact Roi saved the lives around him. Suddenly I heard Roi shout with deep intent, "Shema Yisrael!": "Hear O Israel, the Lord is our God, the Lord is One...". He said this with real intent... Just as in our legends.. Moments later Roi succumbed to his wounds. See the video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HrAtif91gI8

    from the article: Can there be such a thing as an Israeli hero?
    First published 17:09 14.09.09 | Last updated 17:41 14.09.09
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