Israeli army: Soldier killed in anti-tank missile attack

AP , Wednesday 12 May 2021

The army identified the soldier killed in Wednesday morning's attack as Staff Sgt. Omer Tabib, 21. An officer and another soldier were wounded in the attack

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Israeli soldiers fire a 155mm self-propelled howitzer towards targets in the Gaza Strip from their position near the southern Israeli city of Sderot on May 12, 2021. AFP

The Israeli army says that a soldier was killed in an anti-tank missile attack near the Gaza Strip, the first military death in three days of fighting with Hamas.

The army identified the soldier killed in Wednesday morning's attack as Staff Sgt. Omer Tabib, 21. An officer and another soldier were wounded in the attack.

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