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Cleared for publication: Major Tal Lahat, a fighter in the Maglan commando unit, fell in battle in the Gaza Strip

Lahat, 21 years old from Kfar Saba, was killed in the Netzer Corridor area in central Gaza.

Major Tal Lahat z"l (Photo: IDF Spokesperson )

The IDF Spokesperson's Unit announced on Wednesday morning that Sergeant First Class Tal Lahat, 21, from Kfar Saba, fell Tuesday in a battle in the center of the Gaza Strip in the Netarim Corridor. Lahat served in the Maglan Unit of the Commando Brigade.

According to the IDF spokesman, Lahat has been posthumously promoted from sergeant to lieutenant colonel. His funeral is set for Wednesday at 5 p.m. in the Kfar Saba military cemetery.

Earlier, on Monday, the IDF reported that an IDF medic from the 99th Division was seriously wounded in battle in northern Gaza.

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