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5 IDF soldiers killed in mortar attack

Cleared for publication: New deaths bring Israel's total military death toll to 61 in Gaza op, 20 as a result of mortar fire and terrorist activity.

The IDF suffered the loss of five soldiers on Thursday after a mortar fired from Gaza hit their position in the Eshkol Regional Council near the border with the Gaza Strip.

 

The names of the IDF soldiers killed have been cleared for publication: First Sergeant (res.) Daniel Marash (22), Captain Omri Tal (22), Staff Sergeant Shay Kushnir (20), Staff Sergeant Noam Rosenthal (20) and Captain Liran Adir (Edry) (res.) a 31-year-old officer was from Azuz were killed in the attack in the Eshkol Regional Council.

 

Staff Sergeant Daniel Marash (22) killed in action.
Staff Sergeant Daniel Marash (22) killed in action.
 

 

Staff Sgt. Noam Rosenthal (20) killed in action.
Staff Sgt. Noam Rosenthal (20) killed in action.

 

Captain Omri Tal (22) killed in Action.
Captain Omri Tal (22) killed in Action.

 

Staff Sergeant Shay Kushnir (20)
Staff Sergeant Shay Kushnir (20)

 

Captain Liran Adir (Edry) (res.), 31, from Azuz
Captain Liran Adir (Edry) (res.), 31, from Azuz

 

Marash was from Rishon LeTzion, Kushnir was from Kiryat Motzkin, and Rosenthal was from Meitar.

 

Families were notified and the incident was cleared for media publication early Friday morning bringing Israel's total military death toll in Operation Protective Edge to 61.

 

The IDF says that 20 of the deaths occurred within the Gaza Strip due to mortar fire and terrorists who used smuggling tunnels to infiltrate behind enemy lines.

 

 

 


פרסום ראשון: 08.01.14, 08:39
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