5 Israeli soldiers killed on Gaza border

Jerusalem - Five Israeli soldiers were killed by mortar fire near the Gaza border late on Thursday, the army said in a statement.

The latest deaths, just hours ahead of an agreed ceasefire, put the Israeli military toll at 61 soldiers since the start of the hostilities.

"IDF [Israeli army] confirms that yesterday evening [Thursday] 5 IDF soldiers were killed during operational activity along the border with the Gaza Strip when a mortar was fired at the forces", the army statement said.

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Irukandji 2014-08-01 10:20:12 AM
You know, quite honestly, I don't give a rats anus for this sheet. These warmongering fools have been at each other's throats for hundreds of years. Kry vir julle.
arthur.motsamai 2014-08-01 10:21:15 AM
That's promising!!!
Brooklax Mpundus 2014-08-01 10:30:37 AM
"God is on the side with the best artillery." - Napoleon Bonaparte .
Nobby Poltice 2014-08-01 10:33:44 AM
Man, these Muslims and Jews just love celebrating a killing.
Morgan Harbat 2014-08-01 10:50:15 AM
Israel are obviously pretty bad at doing massacres. They should learn from ISIS and Boko Haram. Those guys kill in the hundreds of thousands in a matter of months. No one seems to mind them though. If Israel wanted to massacre Gazans they would've carpet bombed the whole place and a large % of the 1.8m people living there would've died. The truth is Israel has no incentive to kill Palestinians, only Hamas does.
Azania Keke 2014-08-01 10:55:21 AM
Ceasefire and resumption of talks about talks can end this hostilities.
Musa Ibn Moyo 2014-08-01 11:00:57 AM
Hamas has killed 61 Israeli soldiers, no Hamas militant has been killed yet by Israel except those innocent children and pregnant women. Gaza is winning this battle.
non-believer 2014-08-01 11:02:36 AM
let us just consider for a moment... Palestinians use their own women and children as shields against the Israeli soldiers what would happen if the Israeli soldiers used their own women and children as shields? Would the Palestinians hold their fire? If Palestinians had the same military power as Israel has, what would they do with it? If Israel wanted to kill women and children, why don't they kill more when they have the capability? If Israel is so evil, then why do Palestinians expect the IDF to abide by a higher moral code? (the USA started a war in Afghanistan and Iraq because of 9/11, what did those civilians have to do with Osama Bin Laden?) If evil Israel build bunkers to protect their women and children but the Palestinians put theirs in harms way, who is the criminal?
Bra Dish 2014-08-01 11:02:49 AM
A gud job well done,,,,,Hail to thee Hamas,u hav de right 2 protect urself 4rm de occupiers,,,how mani israeli soldiers were killed in israel?it's zero,dey were all killed in GAZA,kill'em one by one,,,I won't blame u
Mikaeel Adam 2014-08-01 11:06:41 AM
After reading all the comments, thumbs up and down I really have to take my hat off to the ones who feel Israel is justified in what they are doing. If any of you feel that way, then you could be regarded as part of the murderous Zionist regime and believe in the mass murders of thousands of children. YES CHILDREN NOT SOLDIERS!! 'We are protecting our people from rocket fire by Hamas!' So says Israel. That's all you know! What Israel says. So lets put it this way, if you come to take my house that I own, kill my wife and children in front of my own eyes as well as my small nephews, cousins and family, I WILL FIRE ROCKETS AT YOU. Do you expect the Palestinians to just lay back and watch their children get massacred? All you people are so brainwashed by the Israeli media its no joke! Would you believe a murderers word over an innocent child/woman? I rest my case!! Just as a matter of fact, a couple of days ago, the IDF used chemical warfare again, children crying, animals crying and people running around trying to save screaming children and babies from rooms that have been jammed from shelling. It is clear from countless videos that innocent civilians have been targeted. They cannot even run away because those groups are then targeted by rockets. Unfortunately, peace is difficult because Israel will not agree to Hamas conditions which are for the benefit of the people of Palestine ie: medical and food aid, water. Israel does not want peace. They want land at all costs..