Additional soldier killed in Gaza, IDF announces

Marcy Oster

JERUSALEM (JTA) — The Israel Defense Forces announced that another Israeli soldier was killed in Gaza.

Sgt. Avitar Moshe Torjamin, 20,of Beit Shean, was killed Tuesday morning in what the IDF said in a statement was a “fire exchange” in the southern Gaza Strip.

At least 27 soldiers have been killed since the start of the Gaza operation; one soldier remains missing, though presumed dead.

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