Givati platoon commander falls in battle in northern Gaza

Major Eyal Shuminov, 24, from Karmiel, was killed by anti-tank missile in the Zeitoun neighborhood in northern Gaza; Two months before the war, Shuminov spoke to Ynet about his platoon's activity in Nablus, where it was deployed

The IDF reported that Major Eyal Shuminov, 24, from Karmiel, commander of a platoon in the Shaked Battalion of the Givati Brigade, was killed by an anti-tank missile during a raid on the Zeitoun neighborhood in Gaza.
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At the end of July of last year, more than two months before the war broke out, Shuminov, then a company commander in the Shaked Battalion, was interviewed by Ynet and talked about the battalion's activity in Nablus.
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Fallen Major Eyal Shuminov killed in action in Gaza
"We must remember all the attacks that did not happen, and it is thanks to the IDF's activity in the area," he said then. "Every night we carry out offensive operations and thwart many terrorists' ploys, and that is supposed to bring security."
Karmiel's mayor, Moshe Koninsky, issued a statement of condolence and said: "our dear Flora and Asher, we share your grief and stand by your side."
משה קונינסקי ראש עיריית כרמיאלKarmiel's mayor, Moshe KoninskyPhoto: Eyal Mann
Since October 7, 577 IDF soldiers have been killed, 238 of them since the beginning of the ground incursion in the Gaza Strip. At the moment, 317 wounded soldiers are hospitalized, including 29 in critical condition. Since the outbreak of the war, 2,962 soldiers have been injured, 453 of them in serious condition.
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