Soldier Killed as Fighting Flares up Again in Northern Gaza

Stand for Israel  |  February 21, 2024

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Soldiers in the Israel Defense Forces return to northern Gaza with heavy fighting as ground combat continues. Sadly, one soldier lost his life defending Israel, reports The Times of Israel:

The Israel Defense Forces said Wednesday that one soldier was killed and two others were seriously wounded as heavy fighting flared again in northern Gaza, where the military had previously said it had largely completed its main operations to destroy Hamas forces.

The soldier was named as Staff Sgt. Avraham Wovagen, 21, of the Nahal Brigade’s 932nd Battalion, from Netanya. His death brought the toll of slain troops in the ground offensive against Hamas to 237.

Separately, a soldier of the 932nd Battalion and a reservist of the 636th Combat Intelligence Collection Unit were seriously wounded by an anti-tank missile in northern Gaza.

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