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Ceasefire over: IDF reports that Hamas used humanitarian ceasefire to kidnap soldier

2 IDF soldiers killed in incident in which 2nd Lt. Hadar Goldin was kidnapped
  •IDF: Suicide bomber attacked IDF forces working to clear tunnels
  •Hamas: Attack took place before ceasefire – event still ongoing.

By Yoav Zitun


An IDF soldier was kidnapped by Gaza terrorists, the IDF said Friday, with a senior official blaming Hamas for using the ceasefire to take the soldier hostage. Two other soldiers were killed in the incident.

Second Lieutenant Hadar Goldin

Second Lieutenant Hadar Goldin – Photo: Ido Erez

It was cleared for publication that Givati Battalion Second Lieutenant Hadar Goldin (23) from Kfar Saba was missing and feared to have been abducted Friday morning during clashes in the Gaza Strip near Rafah. Continue Reading »