It has been cleared for publication that five IDF soldiers were R”L killed on Thursday evening HY”D. According to the IDF, the soldiers were killed in a mortar attack near the Gaza border, in the Eshkol Regional Council. The families have been notified. The names and Levaya information have not yet been released.
This brings the total number of IDF casualties to 61 since the beginning of the operation.
Further information will be published when it becomes available.
(YWN Israel Desk – Jerusalem)