Boy Killed by Hamas Shell Was Son of Local Council Spokeswoman

Daniel Tragerman, 4, had only three seconds to run to safe room.

Gila Tragerman, the mother of 4-year-old Daniel who was killed by a mortar shell on Friday, is the spokeswoman for the Merhavim Regional Council. During the entire course of Operation Protective Edge she has worked around the clock to meet the needs of area residents, reporting falling rockets in real time.