The occupation army said, in a statement, that an officer with the rank of major… Givati Brigade He was killed in battles in the southern Gaza Strip.
The Israeli army reported that the number of officers and soldiers killed since the beginning of the war on October 7 reached 557, including 220 since the beginning of the ground war in the Gaza Strip on the 27th of the same month.
The number of officers and soldiers who were injured since the beginning of the war reached 2,748, while the number of soldiers injured since the beginning of the ground attack rose to 1,258.
396 soldiers are still being treated in hospitals, including 38 seriously injured, 253 moderately injured, while 105 are still suffering from minor injuries.
It is noteworthy that these are the official numbers announced by the Israeli army, but the Palestinian resistance always doubts their authenticity, and confirms that the number of deaths and injuries of the occupation is much higher than ever.
At the level of Palestinian resistance operations, it was announced Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades The military wing of the Islamic Resistance Movement (agitationAn Israeli force carried out an ambush west of Al-Maghazi in the central Gaza Strip, during which it blew up a tunnel with 7 Israeli soldiers after luring them.
Al-Qassam added that it targeted two Merkava tanks with a stun device and a Yassin 105 shell, northwest of the Maghazi camp.
Al-Qassam announced that its fighters clashed with an Israeli foot force of 8 soldiers in Sheikh Ajlin, near Gaza City, and that they killed and wounded its members.
Al-Qassam also said that it targeted an Israeli Merkava tank with Al-Yassin 105 shells west of Khan Yunis, south of the Gaza Strip.
The brigades added that its fighters were able to snipe an Israeli soldier in the Taqaddam axis, west of the city of Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip.
Since October 7, 2023, the Israeli army has been waging a devastating war on the Gaza Strip, which as of Friday left 26,83 martyrs and 64,487 injured, most of them children and women, according to the Palestinian authorities, and caused massive destruction and an unprecedented humanitarian disaster, according to the United Nations. .