Middle East Israelis firmly behind Gaza operation as military losses mount

Twenty-eight soldiers have been killed just four days into the Gaza ground incursion – almost triple the number killed in Israel's last Gaza campaign.

By , Staff writer

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Israel has lost at least 28 of its soldiers just four days into the Gaza ground operation, nearly triple the number of soldiers killed in its last such incursion. That makes this the deadliest fighting for the Israeli military since 2006, when it fought a month-long war with Hezbollah in Lebanon.