IDF says soldier killed yesterday in Hezbollah anti-tank cross-border missile attack

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

The Israel Defense Forces clears for publication that a soldier was killed yesterday in a Hezbollah anti-tank guided missile attack on the Lebanon border.

Staff Sgt. (res.) Matanya Elster, 22, a soldier in the 221st Battalion of the Carmeli Brigade, from Sde Ilan, was named by the IDF earlier today as among the soldiers killed during the ongoing fighting since Hamas’s surprise onslaught on southern Israel.

Another soldier was wounded in the missile attack, claimed by the Lebanese terror group.

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