16-Year-Old Stabbed in Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade Dies

One of the people stabbed during Jerusalem’s gay pride parade Thursday has died. Shira Banki, a 16-year-old Israeli teenager, succumbed to her wounds and her organs will be donated, hospital officials said. Banki took part in the march to show solidarity with her LGBT friends, reports Haaretz.

Banki’s family issued a statement:

Our magical Shira was murdered because she was a happy 16-year-old—full of life and love—who came to express her support for her friends' rights to live...

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