The Israel Defense Forces announces that Sgt. First Class (res.) Yaacov Ozeri of the 401st Armored Brigade was killed fighting against Hamas terrorists in the northern Gaza Strip.
Ozeri, 28, was from Kfar Shamai, a moshav in northern Israel.
He is the 31st soldier to be killed since Israel launched a ground invasion in response to the Hamas massacres on October 7.
Additionally, the IDF says three soldiers from the Golani Brigade’s 13th Battalion, the 401st Brigade’s 601st Battalion, and the Paratrooper’s 890th Battalion were seriously wounded during fighting in northern Gaza yesterday.