Daily Archives: January 8, 2009

Summary of Today’s Events, 8 Jan 2009, 00:00 IST

January 8th, 2009 Summary of Today’s Events as off 00:00 During today’s three-hour suspension, designed to facilitate a humanitarian aid corridor for the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, four Grad rockets and two Qassam rockets were launched, in addition to … Continue reading

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IDF Soldier, Sgt. Amit Robinson, Killed in Action, 8 Jan 2009, 20:35 IST

Sgt. Amit Robinson, 20, of Kibbutz Magal, was killed today at approximately 14:00 during an exchange of fire in the northern Gaza Strip. He was killed during a joint infantry, armor and engineering operation.

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Summary of Day’s Operations, 8 Jan 2009 20:00IST

January 8th, 2009 Summary of Today’s IDF Operations In a pinpoint operation conducted by IDF forces in coordination with the ISA this morning, soldiers targeted and identified hitting a number of Islamic Jihad operatives who in recent days launched rockets … Continue reading

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IDF Capt Omer Rabinovich, Killed in Action, 8 Jan 2009, 13:09 IST

Captain Omer Rabinovich of the Kfir Brigade was killed in a fire fight in the central Gaza Strip today, 8 January 2009. He was killed and another soldier was lightly injured by an anti-tank missile.

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IDF Officer Killed, Soldier Lightly Wounded, 8 Jan 2009 14:21 IST

8 January 2009 Officer Killed, Soldier Lightly Wounded by Anti-Tank Missile An IDF officer was killed and another soldier was lightly wounded this morning during a fire-fight in the central Gaza Strip.  The soldiers, both from the Kfir Brigade, were … Continue reading

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