Names of eight of slain soldiers released

By JPOST.COM STAFF
August 13, 2006 02:17

The names of seven of the soldiers killed in Saturday's fighting in southern Lebanon were released for publication overnight Saturday:

  • Cpl. Ya'ar Ben Giyat, 19, from Nahsholim, who will be laid to rest at 4 p.m. Sunday in the cemetery in his hometown;
  • Sgt. Tzahi Kreps, 22, from Kibbutz Hama'apil, who will be buried at 6:30 p.m. Sunday in the cemetery in his hometown;
  • Sgt. Yosef Abitbul, 29, from Gan Meyr;
  • Cpl. Tomer Amar, 19, from Julis;
  • Sgt. Yehonatan Ankonina , 21, from Netanya;
  • St.-Sgt. Itai Steinberger, 21, from Karmei Yosef;
  • Sgt. Yaniv Tamerson, 21, from Tzipori; Additionally, it was released that Sgt.-Maj. Aharon Yehezkel, 32, from Kfar Yedidya, was one of the reservists killed in Rashaf on Friday.


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