IDF names 20 soldiers slain in Hamas attacks

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

The IDF names another 20 soldiers killed during fighting with Palestinian terrorists since Saturday, mostly on the border with the Gaza Strip. The names bring the toll of slain soldiers to 189.

They are:

Cpt. Sagi Golan, 30, a Lotar commander, from Raanana.

Lt. Shilo Rochberger, 23, a Golani commander, from Eli.

Lt. Idan Baloy, 21, a Golani signals officer, from Rishon Lezion.

Lt. Shir Eilat, 20, a Unit 414 commander, from Kfar Shmuel.

2nd Lt. Yuval Yafe, 21, an officer in the 7th Armored Brigade, from Tzofit.

2nd Lt. Yohai Duchan, 26, a Golani commander, from Kiryat Arba.

First Sgt. (res.) Reuven Shishportish, 36, a local security officer, from Shlomit.

Sgt. First Class Adam Agmon, 21, a commander at the School for Infantry Corps Professions and Squad Commanders, from Kamon.

Staff Sgt. Aviel Malkamo, 21, an Egoz soldier, from Kiryat Ata.

Staff Sgt. David Yerhi, 21, a Golani soldier, from Rishon Lezion.

Staff Sgt. Ofek Russo, 21, a Shayetet 13 soldier, from Kadima Zoran.

Sgt. Aviad Rivlin, 23, a soldier in the Technological and Logistics Directorate, from Otniel.

Sgt. Daniel Shaferber, 20, a Unit 414 soldier, from Yehud.

Sgt. Shimon Elroy Ben Shitrit, 20, a Unit 414 soldier, from Beit Shean.

Cpl. Shirel Mor, 19, a Unit 414 soldier, from Raanana.

Cpl. Ili Ben Mucha, 20, a Golani soldier, from Ashdod.

Cpl. Aviv Hajaj, 19, a Unit 414 soldier, from Galit.

Pvt. Maya Vialovo Polo, 19, a Unit 414 soldier, from Givatayim.

Pvt. Yonatan Elazari, 19, a Paratrooper, from Alon Shvut.

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