Thousands of people had off in the last journey of captain IDF reserve service Eliava Gelman, who died in the attack at the crossroads of gush Etzion. The funeral was held at the military section of the cemetery of Kfar Etzion.
— The attack at the crossroads of gush Etzion. Photo
According to the preliminary investigation by the IDF, Eliav Gelman was fatally shot by soldiers who tried to stop attacking the terrorist.
Before the start of the funeral family of the deceased officer through the media addressed the soldiers who shot a terrorist, but it got to Eliava. The family members asked me to convey that they rely on the soldiers of the IDF and don’t blame those who tried to neutralize the terrorist, the death of Eliava.
As a result of the attack his father had two sinoway Eliava — Yair and Yoav.
Israeli media noted that the Eliav Gelman have a close relative Benay the major Sarel, who died in operation protective edge.