Israel – The IDF announced early on Tuesday morning that two additional soldiers were killed in the Gaza Strip on Monday in clashes with terrorists in the Gaza Strip.
The IDF named one of the soldiers killed on Monday as Nahal brigade soldier St.-Sgt. Oded Ben Sira, who was 22. Ben Sira was from Nir Etzion. Late Monday and early Tuesday, three soldiers were seriously injured, and four were moderately hurt, during battles in Gaza.
The announcement brings the number of troops killed in two weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting to 27 the total number of IDF soldiers killed during Operation Protective Edge.
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