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August 24, 2016 / 20 Av, 5776
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Israeli Killed in Mortar Attack

Caught outside during a real-time rocket attack in southern Israel.

Caught outside during a real-time rocket attack in southern Israel.
Photo Credit: Moshe Milner

A 38 year old Israeli man was killed in a Gaza mortar attack on Erez Junction. He was transported to Barzilai Hospital in Ashkelon as medics tried to revive him. He died from his wounds.

He has been identified as coming from the community of Beit Aryeh.

He is the first direct Israeli casualty from a strike. A few other Israelis have died from heart attacks after the siren went off.

He was at Erez, distributing food to the soldiers.

There have been a second lightly wounded man who has also been transported to Barzilai Hospital.

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3 Responses to “Israeli Killed in Mortar Attack”

  1. Why oh why is Israel not taking Gaza back.

  2. You come to a place start living there say its urs than kill those who were living before you … Go2Hell Israel …

  3. Wil Son says:

    Am Yisrael chai, od avinu chai

    עַם יִשְׂרָאֵל חַי עוֹד אָבִינוּ חַי

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