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Breaking News: IDF Soldier Killed in Gaza

Merkava tank enters Gaza, July 17, 2014.

Merkava tank enters Gaza, July 17, 2014.
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Sgt. Eitan Barak (20) of Herzeliya was killed overnight during the initial stage of the ground operation into Gaza.

Palestinian media reported that the soldier was killed by Palestinian “militants,” but Channel 1 said the soldier was killed by friendly fire. Five additional soldiers light to moderate wounds in separate incidents.

The targets included the home of Abdullah al-Shami, an Islamic Jihad leader in Gaza City.

IDF soldier guards weapons caught inside a tunnel near Kibbutz Sufa, July 17, 2014,

IDF soldier guards weapons caught inside a tunnel near Kibbutz Sufa, July 17, 2014,

According to the IDF Spokesperson, since 8 pm Thursday until 6 am Friday morning, over 143 targets were hit, including some 20 rocket launchers. Palestinian sources also reported that 10 Palestinians were killed in the overnight strikes. The army also said overnight that an additional 18,000 reserve soldiers would be called up for the ground operation.

Responding to the tragedy, Likud MK Zeev Elkin, chairman of the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, said the ground war would continue as long as necessary. He said Israel would make no concessions to Hamas, and that the terror gang will be weakened as a result of the current flare up.

MK Zeev Elkin

MK Zeev Elkin

Hamas must be forced to stop firing rockets and must be brought to a point where it is asking for ceasefire,” Elkiin said.

More updates to follow

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90 Responses to “Breaking News: IDF Soldier Killed in Gaza”

  1. Baruch Dayan HaEmet.

  2. 14 militias dead so far kip killing more plis united we stand with israel

  3. 14 militias dead so far kip killing more plis united we stand with israel

  4. 14 militias dead so far kip killing more plis united we stand with israel

  5. My condolences to the family of the brave soldier who gave his life to defend his. May his spirit continue fighting for Israel.

  6. Harim Uzziel says:

    allah is satan may his name be blotted out soon!

  7. Harim Uzziel says:

    allah is satan may his name be blotted out soon!

  8. Harim Uzziel says:

    allah is satan may his name be blotted out soon!

  9. Chaya Mindal says:

    Netanyahu should have figured the solution out the first day!

  10. Chaya Mindal says:

    Netanyahu should have figured the solution out the first day!

  11. Chaya Mindal says:

    Netanyahu should have figured the solution out the first day!

  12. Harim Uzziel says:

    Baruch Dayan Ha Emet, may his memory be blessed, my heart and prayers to his family

  13. Harim Uzziel says:

    Baruch Dayan Ha Emet, may his memory be blessed, my heart and prayers to his family

  14. Harim Uzziel says:

    Baruch Dayan Ha Emet, may his memory be blessed, my heart and prayers to his family

  15. Tim Meeks says:

    RIP IDF WARRIOR. You have served your time in hell. Take your place with your ancestors. For you muslims trolling: “allah looTy!”

  16. Tim Meeks says:

    Chai boy chulbul khan.

  17. Tim Meeks says:

    Chai boy chulbul khan.

  18. Tim Meeks says:

    Chai boy chulbul khan.

  19. Harim Uzziel says:

    Chulbul like Hamas who hide behind his own mother, grandmother, sisters, nieces, and nephews, women and children.

  20. Harim Uzziel says:

    Chulbul like Hamas who hide behind his own mother, grandmother, sisters, nieces, and nephews, women and children.

  21. Harim Uzziel says:

    Chulbul like Hamas who hide behind his own mother, grandmother, sisters, nieces, and nephews, women and children.

  22. Harim Uzziel says:

    Chulbul Khan is a coward like his heroes

  23. Harim Uzziel says:

    Chulbul Khan is a coward like his heroes

  24. Harim Uzziel says:

    Anas Iqbal hamas does not think their human you idiot

  25. Harim Uzziel says:

    Anas Iqbal hamas does not think their human you idiot

  26. Harim Uzziel says:

    Anas Iqbal hamas does not think their human you idiot

  27. Harim Uzziel says:

    IshFUQ in your dreams

  28. Harim Uzziel says:

    IshFUQ in your dreams

  29. Harim Uzziel says:

    Yeah Anas Iqbal Hamas using beaches where kids play to hide weapons and fire rockets dummy, are you blind?

  30. Harim Uzziel says:

    Yeah Anas Iqbal Hamas using beaches where kids play to hide weapons and fire rockets dummy, are you blind?

  31. Chulbul Khan! We will see how brave your beloved Hamas rats when they have to meet IDF soldiers in a real battle, instead of kidnaping Jewish kids and lunching rockets from behind Arab kinder -gardeners.

  32. Chulbul Khan! We will see how brave your beloved Hamas rats when they have to meet IDF soldiers in a real battle, instead of kidnaping Jewish kids and lunching rockets from behind Arab kinder -gardeners.

  33. Chulbul Khan! We will see how brave your beloved Hamas rats when they have to meet IDF soldiers in a real battle, instead of kidnaping Jewish kids and lunching rockets from behind Arab kinder -gardeners.

  34. Chulbul Khan! We will see how brave your beloved Hamas rats when they have to meet IDF soldiers in a real battle, instead of kidnaping Jewish kids and lunching rockets from behind Arab kinder -gardeners.

  35. Chulbul Khan! We will see how brave your beloved Hamas rats when they have to meet IDF soldiers in a real battle, instead of kidnaping Jewish kids and lunching rockets from behind Arab kinder -gardeners.

  36. Vivien Lim says:

    If Hamas ceasefire, no one will be kill.

  37. Vivien Lim says:

    If Hamas ceasefire, no one will be kill.

  38. Vivien Lim says:

    If Hamas ceasefire, no one will be kill.

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