Two IDF soldiers were killed in an operation in south Lebanon on Tuesday night, the IDF released for publication early Wednesday. The soldiers belonged to a force from the Paratroopers Brigade operating inside south Lebanon.
One soldier was seriously wounded when the force came under heavy fire from a group Hizbullah guerrillas. The second soldier was hit during the evacuation of the first when Hizbullah forces fired at the rescue squad.
A third soldier was lightly wounded in the second gun battle.