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December 24, 2014 10:45 am

IDF Soldier Wounded From Hamas Sniper Fire in Gaza, Army Responds

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Israeli army soldiers Photo: IDF Flickr page

Israeli army soldiers Photo: IDF Flickr page

JNS.org – An Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldier from the Bedouin Reconnaissance Battalion was injured Wednesday as Israeli troops on the border with Gaza came under sniper fire from the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas.

“The #IDF soldier suffered a severe chest injury from #Gaza sniper fire, he was evacuated to hospital for further treatment,” IDF spokesman Lt.-Col. Peter Lerner tweeted.

“[The] #Hamas sniper attack is an outrageous act of aggression. #IDF will continue to protect its forces & the border area,” Lerner added.

The IDF returned fire, killing a terrorist Hamas sources identified as Tayseer Asmairi.

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