ISRAEL AT WAR - DAY 145

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Soldier killed in ramming attack named as Cpl. Maksym Molchanov, who immigrated from Ukraine

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

This handout photo shows Cpl. Maksym Molchanov, who was killed in a truck-ramming attack near Modiin on August 31, 2023. (Courtesy)
This handout photo shows Cpl. Maksym Molchanov, who was killed in a truck-ramming attack near Modiin on August 31, 2023. (Courtesy)

The Israeli soldier killed in the truck-ramming terror attack near Modiin this morning is named as Cpl. Maksym Molchanov, 20, an immigrant from Ukraine who lived in the coastal city of Herzliya.

Molchanov is posthumously promoted to the rank of sergeant.

He served in the 411th Battalion of the 282nd Regiment in the IDF’s Artillery Corps, and was off-duty at the time of the attack at the Maccabim checkpoint.

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