Gaza Fire Claims Another Israeli Soldier (Videos)

Gaza Fire Claims Another Israeli Soldier (Videos)

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A soldier was killed during fighting in the northern part of the Gaza Strip on May 17, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) announced.

The slain soldier was serving in the ranks of the Paratroopers Brigade’s signals company. The IDF didn’t clarify where or how exactly he was killed. His death has brought the toll of Israeli troops killed in ground operations in Gaza to 280. More than 1,500 others have also been wounded in the Strip, so far.

On the same day, the IDF reported “intense” and “ violent” clashes in the Jabaliya refugee camp in northern Gaza, with many engagements, both above ground and by fighters from the Hamas Movement and other Palestinian armed factions using tunnels.

The IDF launched an operation in Jabaliya earlier this month, and it claims that it has so far killed 200 Palestinian fighters there.

Heavy fighting was also reported on the same day in the so-called Netzarim corridor in central Gaza and the area of Rafah in the southern part of the Strip.

Videos released during the day by Hamas’ military wing, the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades, and that of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, the al-Quds Brigades, showed a series of attacks on IDF’s troops, vehicles and positions in Jabalia, Netzarim corridor and Rafah.

Separately, the IDF announced on May 17 that the bodies of three Israeli hostages had been successfully recovered from Gaza.

IDF Spokesman Rear Admiral Daniel Hagari named them as Itzhak Gelerenter, Amit Buskila and Shani Louk. He said that the bodies were recovered in an overnight operation in the Strip carried out by the military and Shin Bet.

It is believed that 125 hostages abducted by Hamas during the October 7 surprise attack remain in Gaza -not all of them are thought to be alive- after 105 civilians were released from captivity during a weeklong truce in late November, and four hostages were released prior to that.

Three hostages have been allegedly rescued by troops alive, and the bodies of 15 hostages have also been recovered, including three mistakenly killed by the IDF.

The IDF has so far failed to secure the release of the remaining hostages in Gaza. Hamas is also still very much in control of the Strip.

The Israeli war on the Strip has so far claimed the lives of 35,303 Palestinians and left more than 79,261 others wounded, according to the latest update by the Hamas-run health ministry. Most of the victims were women and children.

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Redguard

thank you palestinians for your service to humanity. <3

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Mowaten

pop pop poppin those dirty genociders <3

Spock

no one escapes from the red triangle of death. 😬

V.I.V.

i wish the videoizers would show more of the effects of their work. it makes me suspect that some of their attacks are not as successful as they would like us to believe. damage to a tracked vehicle is not the same as destruction of a vehicle, and wounding is not the same as killing. who knows what the real figures of idf dead and wounded really are. the kikes will lie about their losses anyway.

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Mowaten

the yassin rocket they are using on armored vehicles is a shaped-charge penetrator, it basically pierces the armor and sprays up the inside with shrapnel. it is not as spectacular as hollywoodian big explosions, and the damage is not really visible on the outside, but when the target is successfully hit, you can be sure the vehicle is disabled and its content is turned into genocider smoothie ;)

V.I.V.

let’s hope so ! mostly i am concerned that the cameraman pulls away too quickly and therefore cannot verify the damage . kinda takes the fun out of watching idf vehicles explode . lol !

Icarus Tanović

this is the evidence that idf lies about theirs losses. pessimistic (tank, bulldozer d9, those close to apc, those on the roof, they just run and left that one, that one in the crater) are like 3-4, it is more like 7 or more.

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Last edited 24 days ago by Icarus Tanović