The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit has released the names of two of the IDF soldiers killed last night (23 Jan.) in a terrorist shooting attack at the Kvassim junction, south of Hebron; Corporal Ronald Brar, 20, from Rehovot, and Staff Sergeant Ya’akov Na’aim, 20, from Kfar Monash. The families of the soldiers have been notified.

The funeral of Ya’akov Na’aim will take place today, Friday, 24 January 2003, at 12:30, in the military cemetery in Kfar Monash. The family has requested that there be no media coverage of the funeral. The funeral dates of Corporal Brar and Corporal Asaf Beitan have not yet been set.