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  תמוז 24, 5774 , 22/07/14

2nd Killed Soldier from Monday-Evening Clash Named

The Israel Defense Forces announced, Tuesday that 27-year-old First Sergeant Ohad Shemesh of Beit Elazar was the second of two soldiers killed Monday in a clash with Gaza terrorists. He was posthumously promoted to Master Sergeant.

Shemesh is scheduled to be laid to rest at 3:30 p.m. in the military section of the Mazkeret Batya cemetery. The family requested no media coverage.

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