On October 7, 39-year-old IDF tracker sergeant Muhammad al-Atrash from the village of Sawa died. His body is being held by terrorists and, until today, he was considered a hostage.

Since the start of the ground operation on October 27, 2023, 314 military personnel have been killed in Gaza.

Since October 7, 666 IDF soldiers have been killed as a result of the terrorist attacks and the subsequent wars in Gaza, near the border with Lebanon, and in Judea and Samaria.