Three IDF fighters killed in operations in the Gaza Strip

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תאריך: 16/04/2008, 22:53    
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A 19-year-old icon providing factual, settlement neasch alvniet icon, a settlement of 20, and Sgt. David Pfaffian 21 Tel Aviv died this morning (Wednesday) during the encounter with the IDF force armed terrorists near the security fence in the central Gaza Strip.
Icon’s funeral will be held today in fact 6:30 p.m. at the military cemetery.

During its activity recognized the power of several armed terrorists near the security fence in the central Gaza Strip. The troops crossed the fence while striving to contact with armed terrorists, and instead developed an exchange of gunfire, which killed three soldiers, two soldiers were injured in a moderate and another soldier was wounded. The wounded soldiers were evacuated for medical treatment in a hospital. “As a result of the first strike force lost much of his ability at this point their abilities to fulfill achievement couldn’t be better. I’m impressed that he got the order to which he acted properly, “said a senior officer in the southern command.” Guerrilla organization fighting this kind of fighting hard, complicated and complex, overall if I
Look in the fighting last year in the Gaza Strip are good results with many lessons that were implemented. I think the sector commanders are familiar with this area and the results accordingly.

Additional activities in the northern Gaza Strip which ended in the morning, Givati forces, Armored Division 401 power and power engineering, against terrorist infrastructure.

During the IDF action hit about 10 armed terrorists detected near the troops. However, during clashes between the armed forces and the terrorists in several air attacks, in which terrorists identified vulnerability. During the task forces fired several mortar shells and anti-tank missiles, and firing at troops from inside a mosque that have multiple charges and explosive material. During the IDF soldier wounded in action and was evacuated for medical treatment in the hospital.

(Last updated: 5:51 pm)

 

Translated from Hebrew

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