IDF says 2 troops hurt in West Bank ramming died of wounds; soldier killed fighting in Gaza

This composite image shows Staff Sgt. Eliya Hilel, Staff Sgt. Yedidya Azugi and Staff Sgt. Diego Shvisha Harsaj whose deaths the IDF announced on May 30, 2024. (Israel Defense Forces)
This composite image shows Staff Sgt. Eliya Hilel, Staff Sgt. Yedidya Azugi and Staff Sgt. Diego Shvisha Harsaj whose deaths the IDF announced on May 30, 2024. (Israel Defense Forces)

The Israel Defense Forces announces that two soldiers seriously wounded in a car-ramming attack outside Nablus last night have died of their wounds.

They are named as Staff Sgt. Eliya Hilel, 20, from Tel Zion, and Staff Sgt. Diego Shvisha Harsaj, 20, from Tel Aviv. Both were infantrymen in the Kfir Brigade’s Nahshon Battalion.

Separately, the military says that Staff Sgt. Yedidya Azugi, 21, of the Paratrooper Brigade’s 101st Battalion, was killed while fighting Hamas in the northern Gaza Strip.

The death of Azugi raises the toll in Israel’s ground offensive against Hamas to 292.

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