IDF soldier killed by Kassam rocket which exploded near Gaza border

July 27, 2014 07:19

The Israel Defense Forces announced on Sunday that a soldier was killed after he was struck by a Kassam rocket fired by Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.

The dead soldier has been identified as Chief Sgt. Barak Refael Degorker, a 27-year-old from the town of Gan Yavne. Degorker is the 43rd soldier to die in Operation Protective Edge.

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