IDF soldier slain earlier today to be laid to rest tomorrow morning

Judah Ari Gross is The Times of Israel's religions and Diaspora affairs correspondent.

Staff Sgt. Omer Tabib, who was killed in a Hamas anti-tank guided missile attack from Gaza earlier in the day, will be buried in the military cemetery of his hometown of Elyakim tomorrow, the military says.

According to the Israel Defense Forces, the funeral will be held at 11 a.m.

Staff Sgt. Omer Tabib, 21, from the Nahal Infantry Brigade, who was killed when an anti-tank guided missile struck his jeep north of the Gaza Strip on May 12, 2021. (Israel Defense Forces)

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