The name of the IDF soldier who was killed Tuesday morning as a result of heavy fire in the Eshkol Region was just released.
The IDF spokesman said the heroic soldier was Corporal Joseph Fartuk z"l, 18, from Emmanuel. His rank was raised to corporal after his death.
Fartuk was killed when heavy barrage was fired at the area for several minutes. Two other soldiers sustained light to moderate injuries during the attack.