IDF names two local security officers killed in Gaza war

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

The Israel Defense Forces names another two local security officers, killed during the war which began October 7.

The names bring the toll of slain soldiers, officers and reservists — many of whom are local security officers — to 304.

They are:

Maj. (res.) Oren Stern, 49, a local security officer, from Netiv Ha’asara.

First Sgt. (res.) Hagay Avni, 50, a local security officer, from Be’eri.

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