Major Jalaa Ibrahem, 25, from the Druze village of Sajur, a company commander in the 601st Engineering Battalion of the 401st Ikvot HaBarzel Brigade, was killed in combat in the southern Gaza Strip.

Since the start of the ground operation on October 27, 2023, 324 soldiers have been killed in the Gaza Strip.

Since October 7, 680 IDF soldiers have been killed in Hamas' terrorist attacks and the subsequent wars in Gaza, near the border with Lebanon, in Judea and Samaria, and in terrorist attacks inside Israel.