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Berlin Attack Victims: Israeli Woman Identified As Dead While Her Husband Is Seriously Wounded

'They loved to travel, especially around Christmas time.'

22/12/2016 10:53 GMT | Updated 22/12/2016 10:59 GMT

An Israeli woman has been identified as one of the victims of the Berlin Christmas market attack.

An Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman said Dalia Elyakim was among those killed in the attack.

Elyakim was visiting Berlin with her husband Rami and had been missing since the incident. Her husband was seriously wounded but is now stable.

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Dalia Elyakim was among those killed in the attack. Her husband Rami was seriously injured 

The couple, in their 60s, are from the central Israeli city of Herzliya.

Moshe Egoz, a longtime friend, described Dalia as a “good soul.”

He told Israeli Army Radio “they loved to travel, especially around Christmas time.” He said he was following their trip to Berlin through her posts on Facebook.

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Mourners lay flowers and candles at a makeshift memorial at the site of the attack 

The truck attack on Monday night in Berlin left 12 people dead and 48 injured.

So far the only other victim of the attack to have been publicly identified was Polish truck driver Lukasz Urban, who was seemingly stabbed and shot to death in the cabin of his truck.

Fears are also growing for missing Italian Fabrizia Lorenzo. The 31-year-old lived in the city and is suspected to be among the victims after her phone and metro card were found close to the scene.

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Ariel Zurawski, the owner of a Polish trucking company, shows the last photo taken of his cousin and driver, Lukasz Urban, who was apparently the first victim of the attack in Berlin on Monday