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    Thousands Mourn Slain Soldier Staff Sergeant Eran Dan Gur As

    Thousands took part in the funeral for 20-year-old Staff Sergeant Eran Dan Gur. Gur served in the elite Givati unit of the IDF. He was killed during heavy fighting with Hamas in northern Gaza early Saturday morning. Friends and neighbors called him sharp and witty: He was always willing to help out. Gur lived with his mother in the Jerusalem suburb of Gilo. He was buried today in the military cemetary at Mount Herzl. 3/2/2008