An Israeli soldier was killed in a “fire exchange” in Gaza, the Israel Defense Forces announced.
Sgt. Avitar Moshe Torjamin, 20, of Beit Shean, was killed Tuesday morning in the southern Gaza Strip, the IDF said in a statement.
At least 27 soldiers have been killed since the start of Israel’s ground operation in Gaza. One soldier remains missing, though he is presumed dead.
Israeli Soldier Killed in 'Fire Exchange' in Gaza, Israel Defense Forces Confirm