IDF releases names of 12 slain troops

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

The Israel Defense Forces names another 12 soldiers killed in southern Israel during fighting with the Hamas terror group over the past two days.

The names bring the toll of slain Israeli soldiers to 85.

They are:

Maj. Roi Chapel, 25, a Nahal commander, from Zichron Yaakov.

Cpt. (Res.) Meir David Haim, 31, a Sayeret Matkal soldier, from Jerusalem.

Lt. Alina Pravosudova, 23, a Home Front Command officer, from Haifa.

Lt. Eden Nimri, 22, a commander in the Artillery Corps’ drone unit.

Sgt. First Class (res.) Tomer Dolev. 34, a Home Front Command soldier, from Ashkelon.

Staff Sgt. Alexander Masli, 21, a Combat Engineering technician, from Afula.

Staff Sgt. Tal Levi, 21, a Nahal soldier, from Jerusalem.

Sgt. Rotem Dushi, 20, a Paratrooper, from Shimshit.

Cpl. Idan Raz, 20, a Golani soldier, from Ein HaMifratz.

Cpl. Lior Azizov, 20, a Golani soldier, from Kfar Silver.

Cpl. Roi Peri, 19, a Golani soldier, from Shoham.

Sgt. Or Malka, 21, a COGAT soldier, from Acre.

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