IDF Soldier Killed, 13 Wounded in Battles with Hamas

Stand for Israel  |  March 7, 2024

IDF soldiers prepare for operations in Gaza.
(Photo: Jamal Awad/Flash90)

The IDF loses another hero, 21-year-old David Sasson, from the canine unit bringing the IDF death toll from the Gaza ground operation to 247, reports The Times of Israel:

An Israeli soldier was killed and another 13 were wounded on Wednesday during fighting in the southern Gaza Strip, bringing the toll of slain troops in the ground offensive against Hamas since late October to 247.

The soldier was named as Staff Sgt. David Sasson, 21, of the Oketz canine unit, from Ganot Hadar. Among the 12 wounded in the same battle against Hamas operatives, five sustained serious injuries, according to the Israel Defense Forces.