IDF announces death of reservist Adi Shani, raising Gaza ground op toll to 84

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent

Sgt. Maj. (res.) Adi Shani, 39, who the army said on December 6, 2023, was killed in fighting in the northern Gaza Strip. (Israel Defense Forces)
Sgt. Maj. (res.) Adi Shani, 39, who the army said on December 6, 2023, was killed in fighting in the northern Gaza Strip. (Israel Defense Forces)

The IDF announces the death of a reservist killed during fighting in the northern Gaza Strip, bringing the toll of slain soldiers during the ground offensive against Hamas to 84.

He is named as Sgt. Maj. (res.) Adi Shani, 39, of the 6036th logistics unit’s patrol company, from Tzur Yitzhak.

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