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  8/31/2014, Elul 5, 5774

IDF Soldier Dies of Wounds Sustained in Gaza Operation

An IDF soldier critically wounded during Operation Protective Edge succumbed to his injuries Sunday.

Shahar Shalev, a Paratrooper from Alonei Habashan in the central Golan Heights, became Israel's 66th fallen soldier during the operation. His death brought the overall death-toll in Israel to 72.