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IDF Soldier Wounded by Gaza Explosion

Thousands of Palestinians again flocked to Gaza's border with Israel in order to carry out violent protests, with one IDF soldier being seriously injured. Israel Hayom's Lilach Shoval and Nikki Guttman report that the soldier underwent surgery to remove shrapnel in his neck from a bomb thrown by rioting terrorists:

An IDF soldier was wounded Sunday evening when a homemade bomb was thrown at IDF forces during riots on the Gaza border.

The soldier was hit in the neck by shrapnel and evacuated to the Barzilai Medical Center in Ashkelon, where he underwent surgery. He was listed in moderate condition late Sunday night.

In response to the attack, the IDF attacked two Hamas posts in the northern part of the Gaza strip. According to Palestinian reports, one person was killed and eight were wounded in the IDF strikes.

The IDF Spokesperson's Unit said Sunday that "for an hour, a violent riot has been underway in northern Gaza, during which dozens of rioters burned tires and threw explosive devices at IDF personnel and the border fence.

"IDF tanks attacks Hamas positions in northern Gaza to retaliate for the IDF soldier who was wounded," the IDF said...

Tags: IDF , Gaza

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