Funeral for British mum and teenage daughters murdered by Hamas

The three were buried side by side as hundreds of people turned up to bid farewell.

Funeral for British mum and teenage daughters murdered by Hamas
Friends and family mourn British-Israelis Lianne Sharabi and her daughters Noiya Sharabi, 16, and Yahel Sharabi, 13, who were killed following the deadly infiltration by Hamas gunmen from the Gaza Strip, while her husband Eli is missing, at their funeral in Kfar Harif, Israel, October 25, 2023. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein
Friends and family mourn British-Israelis Lianne Sharabi and her daughters Noiya and Yahel (Picture: Reuters)

Mourners gathered at the funeral of a British woman and her two daughters that were slain by Hamas in southern Israel.

Lianne Sharabi, from Bristol, and her teenage daughters Noiya Sharabi and Yahel Sharabi were finally laid to rest this afternoon in a joint funeral in the community of Kfar Harif.

Family and friends bid farewell to the three and watched as they were buried side by side.

Lianne and her younger daughter Yahel, 13, were both gunned down in her house at Be’eri Kibbutz on October 7 as militants armed with AK-47s infiltrated kibbutz after kibbutz, killing civilians indiscriminately.

KFAR HARIF, ISRAEL - OCTOBER 25: Mourners attend the funeral for members of the Sharabi family, who were killed in the attack on Kibbutz Be'eri on October 25, 2023 in Kfar HaRif, Israel. British citizens Lianne Sharabi and her two daughters, Yahel and Noiya, were were initially reported missing after Hamas fighters raided their home in Kibbutz Be'eri in southern Israel on October 7. The three were later confirmed dead. Lianne's husband and the girls' father, Eli Sharabi, is still missing, as is Eli's brother Yosi. (Photo by Amir Levy/Getty Images)
Hundreds of people arrived to pay their respects (Picture: Getty)
KFAR HARIF, ISRAEL - OCTOBER 25: Mourners attend the funeral for members of the Sharabi family, who were killed in the attack on Kibbutz Be'eri on October 25, 2023 in Kfar HaRif, Israel. British citizens Lianne Sharabi and her two daughters, Yahel and Noiya, were were initially reported missing after Hamas fighters raided their home in Kibbutz Be'eri in southern Israel on October 7. The three were later confirmed dead. Lianne's husband and the girls' father, Eli Sharabi, is still missing, as is Eli's brother Yosi. (Photo by Amir Levy/Getty Images)
The two teenagers and their mum were buried side by side (Picture: Getty)

There was hope her second daughter, Noiya, 16, was still alive having been taken hostage by Hamas in Gaza, like 222 other civilians.

But the teenager’s body was finally discovered days after the bloodbath.

Lianne’s husband and the girls’ dad Eli is still missing. So is their uncle Yossi. They are thought to be held in Gaza, but the family has not been notified.

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