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  11/6/2012, Cheshvan 21, 5773

Wounded Soldier Taken to Be'er Sheva'

An Israeli soldier was lightly wounded from shrapnel, Tuesday morning, when an explosive was detonated on the Gaza security fence as an Israel Defense Forces unit was opening a road near Kibbutz Nirim.

The soldier was evacuated to Soroka Hospital in Be'er Sheva' for treatment. Heavy gunfire ensued between soldiers and terrorists.