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Five IDF Soldiers Injured in Gaza Terror Tunnel Clash

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Five IDF soldiers were injured last night at the start of the clash with Gaza.

A Golani unit was in the process of destroying the terror tunnel discovered on October 7 that led to the inside of Israeli Kibbutz Ein HaShlosha, when they were injured in an explosion. It is not yet clear if the explosion was from an explosive device or mortar fire.

Reportedly, the soldiers were 100 meters inside Gaza, working on destroying the part of the terror tunnel on the Gaza side of the fence.

The soldiers were evacuated to Soroka hospital in Be’er Sheva by helicopter. At least one was brought in, in serious condition, one in moderate, and the rest with lighter injuries.

The soldier who was seriously injured is Achiyah Klein (Achiyah ben Nira) of Kfar Etzion. Klein is an officer in the Yahalam combat engineering unit.

The IDF responded with tank fire, helicopter fire, and reportedly navy fire at Khan Yunis in Gaza.

Four Gazan terrorists were killed in the IDF response.

Recently, the IDF began reducing the forces placed within the Gaza border communities, saying that the situation is now safer along the Gaza border. On Thursday evening the IDF pulled out their last soldier stationed within the communities in Sha’ar HaNegev.

The Mossad gave an assessment this week, that as US pressured talks progress with the Palestinian Authority, Hamas will escalate their terror activities against Israel.

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5 Responses to “Five IDF Soldiers Injured in Gaza Terror Tunnel Clash”

  1. I hope that the seriously injured israeli soldier gets a refouah shlema, AMEN!
    WE ARE ALL WITH YOU, LOT. BE BRAVE. WE LOVE YOU LOTS.
    AM ISRAËLI HAÏ!!!

  2. Henri Korn says:

    Always sad to hear about Israeli casualties. What a wonderful job our soldiers are performing.
    Henri Korn Books

  3. Gary Sachs says:

    Refuah Shleima to all…stay above the ground….tunnels are for moles!!

  4. Dita Gould says:

    what a terrible pity.

  5. Millie Kashuk says:

    It breaks my heart to hear of these Soldiers being injured protecting
    a Israeli Kibbutz while trying to destroy a terror tunnel …..Our young
    Jewish heroes protecting Israel………..

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