CBNNews.com - GAZA STRIP - Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Major Ro'i Rosner was killed Thursday afternoon in central Gaza and another soldier lightly injured.
Major Rosner was the company commander of the Haruv Battalion, part of the Kfir Brigade, usually deployed in Judea and Samaria (the West Bank).
The two soldiers were operating near the Kissufim crossing when they were hit by an anti-tank missile.
It's not yet known if they were hit by random Palestinian fire or targeted by Hamas terrorists.
Rosner was the IDF's eighth fatality since the Gaza op began nearly two weeks ago.