Reservist injured by rocket in Eshkol dies of wounds

Capt. Boris Yarmulnik is 6th Israeli killed in Gaza conflict.

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November 22, 2012 16:25
Trails of smoke from Gazan rockets fired at Israel

Trails of smoke from Gazan rockets 390. (photo credit: Amir Cohen / Reuters)

An IDF reserve soldier

Cpl. Yosef Partuk, 18, of Emanuel was killed Tuesday morning in a mortar attack in the Eshkol Regional Council area, along with a civilian from a Beduin village in the South,  Alian Salem Alanbari.

Last week, Mirah Scharf, 25, Aharon Smadja, 49, and Itzik Amsalem, 27, were killed in a direct hit by a rocket on an apartment building in Kiryat Malachi.

More than 1,500 rockets were fired into Israel in the eight days of Operation Pillar of Defense.

Jpost.com staff contributed to this report.


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