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  תמוז 28, 5774 , 26/07/14

Four More Soldiers Killed in Gaza Fighting

The IDF spokesperson today (Shabbat) approved for publication the names of three soldiers who were killed last night during the fighting in the Gaza Strip.

They are First Sergeant Amit Yeori hy”d, 20, of Jerusalem; Lt. Roy Peles, 21, of Tel Aviv, of the Nahal Brigade, who was killed when an armored vehicle took mortar fire and anti-tank missiles in Beit Hanun.

Sgt. Avraham Grintzvaig, 21, of Petah Tikva, was killed when Nahal forces were engaged by terrorists near Beit Hanun.

Staff Sgt. Gal Bason, 21, of Holon, of the Yahalom Unit fell during fighting in northern Gaza.

Permission was given to publish the name of the second fatality which killed Sgt. Guy Boyland, Hy”d who was killed with Staff Sgt. Yamit Yeori, 20, of Jerusalem, during a skirmish near Khirbat, Gaza, when terrorists jumped out from a tunnel in an attempt to kidnap a soldier. The abduction was thwarted, but both soldiers were killed.

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