Irina Nepomneschi
Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 Irina Nepomneschi


Irina Nepomneschi


June 1, 2001 - Irina Nepomneschi, 16, of Bat Yam, was one of 21 people killed in a suicide bombing at a Tel-Aviv discotheque shortly before midnight on Friday night.

Irina Nepomneschi immigrated to Israel from Uzbekistan five years ago with her family. She studied business administration at the Shevah high school in Tel Aviv. Keren Benayoun, vice principal at the school, said Irina was very intelligent and vivacious, serious about her studies but also fun-loving.

Irina was two weeks away from her 17th birthday. She leaves behind her parents and a younger brother, Pavel.

Irina was buried in the Yarkon cemetery in Tel-Aviv.

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