Israeli soldier, 23, feared kidnapped by Hamas is declared dead after Netanyahu vows to make Gaza militants pay an ‘intolerable price’ for more attacks
A spokesman for the Israeli Defence Force (IDF) said that 23-year-old Hadar Goldin was killed when Hamas soldiers attacked his unit – contrary to previous assertions that he could have been captured by Hamas.
A military panel reached the conclusion that he must have died based on evidence at the scene of the attack, the IDF said. His family has been informed.’
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Israel kills 150 Palestinians over missing officer
‘Israel has killed more than 150 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip during the past 24 hours after Tel Aviv falsely claimed that the Palestinian resistance movement, Hamas, had captured one Israeli soldier.
Israel bombarded the southern Gaza town of Rafah on Saturday after it was reported that an Israeli soldier had been captured by Palestinian resistance fighters.
Hamas has denied capturing an Israeli soldier, saying the missing trooper might have been killed in Israeli bombardment on Friday after Tel Aviv violated an internationally brokered three-day ceasefire.’
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