Soldier in elite air force unit killed in Gaza fighting

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

Jonathan Chazor. (Courtesy)
Jonathan Chazor. (Courtesy)

The Israel Defense Forces announces that Sgt. First Class Jonathan Chazor, a soldier in the Air Force’s elite Shaldag unit, was killed fighting against Hamas terrorists in the northern Gaza Strip yesterday.

Chazor, 22, was from the northern community of Katzir.

His death brings the toll of slain soldiers in Israel’s ground offensive in Gaza to 32, and 350 since October 7.

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