ISRAEL AT WAR - DAY 140

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IDF announces deaths of 3 soldiers killed in Gaza, raising ground op toll to 167

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

The IDF announced the names of three soldiers killed fighting in Gaza on December 27. From left: Sgt. First Class (res.) Asaf Pinhas Tubul, 22, Cpt. (res.) Neriya Zisk, 24, Maj. Dvir David Fima 32. (Israel Defense Forces)
The IDF announced the names of three soldiers killed fighting in Gaza on December 27. From left: Sgt. First Class (res.) Asaf Pinhas Tubul, 22, Cpt. (res.) Neriya Zisk, 24, Maj. Dvir David Fima 32. (Israel Defense Forces)

The IDF announces the deaths of three soldiers in fighting in the Gaza Strip yesterday, bringing the toll of slain troops since the start of the ground offensive to 167.

They are:

Sgt. First Class (res.) Asaf Pinhas Tubul, 22, of the 7th Armored Brigade’s 77th Battalion, from Kiryat Motzkin.

Cpt. (res.) Neriya Zisk, 24, a company commander in the 401st Armored Brigade’s 52nd Battalion, from Masu’ot Yitzhak.

Maj. Dvir David Fima, 32, the deputy commander of the 460th Armored Brigade’s 198th Battalion, from Kfar Yona.

Tubul was killed in southern Gaza, in a battle that seriously wounded another officer and soldier of the 77th Battalion.

Fima was killed in central Gaza, in a battle that seriously wounded a soldier of the 7107th Battalion.

Zisk was also killed in central Gaza, in a separate battle.

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