A reserve soldier killed early in the week (Sunday) in IDF activity awl

דובר צה”ל

The soldier, staff sergeant Ehud efrati, 34 from Joshua injured during the ensuing battle between the force and the terrorist organizations led by Hamas two more soldiers wounded in • and evacuated for medical treatment.

תאריך: 29/10/2007, 09:43    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

IDF reserve service soldier killed early in the week (Sunday) with armed terrorists in IDF operations against terrorist infrastructure in southern Gaza Strip. The funeral of
The soldier-first Sergeant Ehud efrati, held on Tuesday, י”ח on cheshvan 5769, October 30, 2007, 3:30 p.m., in the cemetery of zichron Yaacov. The IDF spokesperson delivers the request to avoid media coverage of the funeral.

Reserve battalion operates under the southern command run overnight in the Gaza Strip in order to prevent terrorist organizations, particularly Hamas, performing terrorist activities near the perimeter fence and
To compromise instead, mortar squads across Israel. During a dogfight with activity the militants hit the soldier and taken to Soroka Hospital in Be’er Sheva where was pronounced dead. Notified the family of the soldier.

Two other soldiers were lightly injured and evacuated for medical treatment in the hospital.

Despite the failures of his task force, killed one of the terrorists and hit a number of armed terrorists.

The regiment to which belongs the soldier acted during the last three weeks to prevent the terrorist infrastructures in the Gaza Strip. The regiment performed many missions deep inside enemy territory and hit armed terrorists on several different occasions.

The main event from last Thursday, the battalion encountered two armed terrorists stormed towards them, hitting them both. Of bodies of the guerrillas were found large quantities of weapons.

In another case on the same day the IDF soldier critically wounded by gunfire when troops opened
The IDF during an operation in the northern Gaza Strip. The soldier was treated on the spot by troops and was taken to a hospital for further medical treatment. The message was delivered to his family.

During the activity, of the Golani troops, armor and engineering worked overnight in the Gaza Strip, opened fire on several occasions and fired several anti-tank missiles (anti-tank missile) toward the troops. The soldier was wounded by gunfire the terrorists seriously. In addition, one IDF aerial attack terrorist squad who earlier carried out firing at the troops. Damage is detected.


Translated from Hebrew