Home » Blog » Israeli Ground Op’s Soldier Death Toll Rises

Israeli Ground Op’s Soldier Death Toll Rises

by admin

A top Hamas commander who led the Sabra Tel al-Hawa Battalion was killed in an IDF strike.


The Israel Defense Forces on Friday named four more soldiers killed in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, bringing the death toll in the week since the start of the ground operation to 23.

Falling in battle against Hamas terrorists in the northern Strip on Thursday are: Cpt. Beni Wais, 22, a company commander in the 460th Armored Brigade’s 195th Battalion, from Haifa; Master Sgt. (res.) Uriah Mash, 41, a reservist soldier in the 401st Armored Brigade’s 52nd Battalion, from Talmon; Master Sgt. (res.) Yehonatan Yosef Brand, 28, a reservist soldier in the 401st Armored Brigade’s 52nd Battalion, from Jerusalem; and Sgt. Maj. (res.) Gil Pishitz, 39, a tank driver in the 401st Armored Brigade’s 9th Battalion, from Harish.

Commander of Hamas’s Sabra Tel al-Hawa Battalion killed

The IDF announced on Friday morning that fighter jets killed Mustafa Dalul, Commander of Hamas’s Sabra Tel al-Hawa Battalion. The military said he was responsible for “managing the combat against IDF troops in the Gaza Strip” since the start of the war, and in recent years held several positions in Hamas’s terror army in Gaza City.

מטוסי קרב של צה”ל, בהכוונת מודיעין מדוייק של אמ”ן ושב”כ, חיסלו את מוצטפא דלול, מפקד גדוד צברא תל אלהוא, שלקח חלק מרכזי בניהול הלחימה כנגד כוחות צה”ל ברצועת עזה. דלול ביצע מספר תפקידים בגדוד ובחטיבת העיר עזה של ארגון הטרור חמאס >> pic.twitter.com/E8lO2oTmNG

— צבא ההגנה לישראל (@idfonline) November 3, 2023

Israeli forces have killed dozens of Hamas commanders and hundreds of terrorists in Gaza since Oct. 7, when Hamas massacred at least 1,400 people and wounded more 5,000 during an invasion of southern Israel. The terrorists took over 200 hostages back to the Strip.

IDF continues ground, naval and air strikes in Gaza Strip

Meanwhile, IDF fighter jets and artillery killed a number of terrorists operating against Israeli soldiers in Gaza on Thursday night. The warplanes also struck terrorist infrastructure.

The Israeli Navy, with guidance from ground troops, struck a number of buildings from which shots were fired at soldiers. The naval forces also hit anti-tank missile launchers.

אותרו אמצעי לחימה וחומרי מודיעין רבים הכוללים בין היתר נשקים מסוג קלאצ׳ניקוב ותת מקלע, מחסניות, רימונים, מטענים, RPG, כלי תקשורת ומפות >> pic.twitter.com/tSRhUGPc2j

— צבא ההגנה לישראל (@idfonline) November 3, 2023

Fierce battle with Hamas terrorists

Soldiers from the Golani Brigade’s 13th Battalion engaged in intense clashes with terrorists in Gaza on Thursday night, the army said.

הקרב ההרואי של גולני הלילה ברצועת עזה: ״התוצאה הייתה שהם הרוגים ואנחנו ממשיכים בתמרון, עד הניצחון״

הלילה לוחמי גדוד 13 של חטיבת גולני ולוחמי שריון מגדוד 53, נתקלו במספר חוליות מחבלים בשטח רצועת עזה. המחבלים ביצעו לעברם ירי של טילי נ״ט והפעילו לעברם מטענים רבים>> pic.twitter.com/q9iyFh5Jmw

— צבא ההגנה לישראל (@idfonline) November 2, 2023

Terrorists fired anti-tank missiles and detonated several explosive devices IEDs at the troops, who fought a “lengthy battle with the terrorists with composure under heavy fire.” During the battle, terrorists attempted to climb onto IDF vehicles and were killed.

Aircraft and artillery directed by the ground forces assisted in killing the terrorists until the fighting ended.

Image: F9-zFENXcAAfY9F.jpeg

You may also like

About Us

Voice of the Jewish Community – JTVC is an online news magazine providing original and exclusive media content focused on strengthening bonds between the Jewish Diaspora and Israel.

Feature Posts




We bring the Jewish Diaspora and Israel closer together through showing each in a positive light, while countering the AIM Syndrome.  AIM is the unique blend of Antisemitism, Israel phobia, and Miseducation, which together threatens our society like nothing before. We counter AIM with a more powerful and favorable dialogue. JTVC shares original media content, including high calibre interviews and documentaries that focuses on our mission. 

@2021 – Designed and Developed by Jewish TV Channel

Jewish TV Channel