Sunday’s Fighting at Glance – 20:00

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idff· Over 80 rockets struck Israel on Sunday

· 13 Golani soldiers and officers were killed in action HY”D. This is the largest number of IDF personnel killed in a day since the Second Lebanon War.

· 80 wounded remain hospitalized

· 8 are listed in serious condition

· Gaza reports 90 dead & 100s of wounded in Shajaia

· The Golani Brigade commander checks out of the hospital, wishing to return to his troops

· The IDF establishes a field hospital at the Erez Crossing to assist treating Gaza wounded.

· Israel agreed to a Hamas request via the Red Cross for a humanitarian ceasefire.

· US Secretary of State John Kerry arriving in Cairo on Monday to advance a ceasefire.

· UN Secretary-General Bank Ki-Moon, PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) and other met in Qatar today to advance a ceasefire.

· Israel this afternoon buried five IDF soldiers and officers HY”D who fell in the line of duty in Operation Protective Edge.

· IDF Chief of Staff: “We will continue offering help [to Gaza]…Even as we fight the enemy, we are transferring humanitarian assistance.”

· IDF Chief of Staff: “There are no militaries like ours. There are no militaries that drop leaflets and telephone civilians before a strike.”

· IDF Chief of Staff: “We have a moral obligation to avoid civilian casualties. We also have a moral obligation to defend our people.”

· US Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro: Deepest condolences to the families of IDF soldiers who fell in Gaza & to the families of Palestinian civilians killed in Gaza.

(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)


5 COMMENTS

  1. This is not how bnei Avrohom act towards the murderous enemy. Lo sechaya kol neshomo. Each one left alive is a future homon. Save your mercy for your brothers who are Moser nefesh in the bais medrash and the battlefield.

  2. US Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro: Deepest condolences to the families of IDF soldiers who fell in Gaza & to the families of Palestinian civilians killed in Gaza.

    Its high time Israel throws that Fraud out of Israel! Shapiro has been a disgrace right from the get go!

  3. Dont give this bnei avraham bologne.
    Arabs are also BNEI AVRAHAM
    YISHMAEL WAS THE SON OF ABRAHAM AND LOOK HOW THE WILD BEAST ACTS.
    WE NEED TO DESTROY THIS ANIMAL ISLAM ONCE AND FOR ALL.
    KINDESS IS WEAKNESS.
    ISLAM IS THE NEW HITLER.