Reserve soldier killed in Gaza raises IDF death toll to 33

July 25, 2014 14:01

An IDF soldier was killed in battle in Gaza, the army announced Friday.

It named the fallen soldier as 36-year-old Sgt.-Ma. Yair Ashkenazy, from Rehovot. Ashkenazy served in the reserves brigade of the Bahad 1 officer training base.

Ashkenazy is the thirty third IDF fatality since the start of the ground offensive last week.

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