The IDF released the name of the soldier killed last night by a bomb activated towards a tank on the Karni Nezarim route in the Gaza Strip : Staff Sergeant Moshe Peled 20 years old from Rehovot. The funeral will take place at the Military Cemetery in Rehovot. The IDF Spokesman conveys the family’s request to avoid press coverage.
Three IDF soldiers were killed and another was lightly injured from a roadside bomb attack, which was activated towards a tank that was operating in securing the Karni-Netzarim road in the northern Gaza strip. As a result of the explosion, the tank was heavily damaged. The families of the soldiers were notified. The injured soldier was evacuated to a hospital in order to receive medical treatment. Before that, an explosive device was activated and fire was opened towards a civilian convoy that was traveling on the Karni-Netzarim road with a military escort. No injuries reported, but the bus was damaged. The IDF force returned fire to the sources of fire.