Three More IDF Soldiers Killed in Gaza


idf5[Update below. ] The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said this evening that three IDF soldiers were killed earlier in the day during operational activity in the southern Gaza Strip. Their families were informed of their passing.

During the past day, 27 soldiers were wounded during operations in the Strip.

Since the beginning of Operation Protective Edge, 56 officers, NCOs, and soldiers have died.

May we hear only of besuros tovos.

Update: The three IDF soldiers were killed in a booby-trapped tunnel shaft in the southern Gaza Strip.

St.-Sgt. Matan Gotlib, 21, from Rishon Lezion and St.-Sgt. Omer Hay, 21, of Savyon, were named as two of the three soldiers.

Both Soldiers served in the Elite Maglan Infantry Unit.

The latest fatalities brought Israel’s military death toll in Operation Protective Edge to 56.

{ Israel News Bureau}


  1. Bs”D

    Hashem Yinkom Damam.
    Refuah Sheleima to all injured Yiddishe Soldiers andCivilians. HaPitaron HaYachid Mashiach ben David.