Casualties

2 soldiers killed, 4 seriously wounded during fighting in southern Gaza

The slain troops served in the Givati Brigade’s reconnaissance unit and died as a result of a blast in a booby-trapped tunnel shaft in the Rafah area

IDF says Sgt. Ben Avishay was killed fighting in northern Gaza

His death brings the toll of killed troops during the IDF’s ground offensive against Hamas in Gaza and amid operations on the border to 280

IDF recovers bodies of hostages Itzhak Gelerenter, Amit Buskila, Shani Louk

The bodies were recovered in an overnight operation carried out by the military and Shin Bet

IDF confirms 2 Thai nationals were killed on October 7

Their bodies are being held by the Hamas terror group in the Gaza Strip

IDF officer seriously injured in northern Gaza battle, two Israeli soldiers moderately hurt

530 IDF soldiers have been severely wounded since the beginning of the war on October 7

Defense Ministry contractor succumbs to injuries sustained in mortar attack in Gaza

In addition to Yitzhak, eight soldiers were wounded, including two seriously, in the mortar attack in the Rafah area

IDF Brig.-Gen. Yogev Bar Sheshet wounded in combat in Gaza Strip

He is the most senior IDF officer to be wounded during fighting in the Gaza Strip during the war