BREAKING: Master Sergeant (res.) Joseph Avner Doran and Sergeant Major (res.) Shalev Zaltsman have been announced as the deceased victims. : IDF announces deaths of two soldiers, toll reaches 121 in Gaza operations

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Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Confirm Two Soldiers Killed in Gaza Operation

Tel Aviv, December 17 – The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) have announced the tragic deaths of two soldiers, bringing the total number of casualties to 121 since the commencement of ground operations on October 27. These fallen heroes have been identified as Master Sergeant (res.) Joseph Avner Doran, 26, from Jerusalem and Sergeant Major (res.) Shalev Zaltsman, 24, from Ramat Yishai.

The brave Avner Doran lost his life during intense fighting in the North Gaza Strip while serving in the IDF’s esteemed mobility unit within the Shayetet 13 commando force. On the other hand, Shalev Zaltsman made the ultimate sacrifice in southern Gaza while fighting alongside the 55th Paratroopers Brigade.

The IDF troops initiated their incursion into the Gaza Strip on October 27, relentlessly engaging with Hamas terrorists in both the North and South Gaza regions. This operation is part of the IDF’s ongoing efforts to safeguard the Israeli people and eliminate the constant threat posed by Hamas militants.

As the nation mourns the loss of these two brave soldiers, the IDF continues to demonstrate unwavering determination in its mission to protect and defend Israel’s borders. The sacrifices made by Avner Doran and Shalev Zaltsman serve as a poignant reminder of the immense dedication and bravery displayed by IDF personnel.

The IDF, together with the entire nation, mourns their loss and extends heartfelt condolences to the families, friends, and comrades of Avner Doran and Shalev Zaltsman. These fallen soldiers will forever be remembered for their unwavering commitment to safeguarding the nation’s security and preserving peace in the region.

–IANS

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