The IDF Spokesman's Unit released the names of three of the five soldiers killed in a mortar attack on Eshkol on Thursday. The soldiers are Sergeant First Class (res.) Daniel Marash, 22, of Rishon Lezion, Capt. Omri Tal, 22, from Yehud, St.-Sgt. Shay Kushnir, 20, of Kiryat Motzkin, and St.-Sgt. Noam Rosenthal, 20, from Meitar.They were combat soldiers serving in the Armored Corps.
The soldiers were operating on the Israeli side of the border in the Eshkol region when they were hit by Hamas mortar shells fired from the Gaza Strip.
The funeral for Sergeant First Class Marash will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Friday at the Holon Military Cemetery. St.-Sgt. Shay Kushnir's funeral will be held at 2:00 p.m. at the Kiryat Ata Cemetery. The funeral for St.-Sgt. Noam Rosenthal will be held at 1:00 p.m. at the military section of the Meitar Cemetery.