IDF soldier dies of wounds sustained in Gaza fighting

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

The Israel Defense Forces announces that a soldier who was critically wounded during fighting in the central Gaza Strip on November 8 has died today.

He is named as Staff Sgt. Yehonatan Yitzhak Semo, 21, of the Paratrooper’s 202nd Battalion, from Karmei Zur.

Semo’s death brings the toll of slain soldiers in Israel’s ground operation in the Gaza Strip to 37.

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