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Israel identifies soldier killed in Eilat attacks

Aug. 18, 2011 9:34 P.M. (Updated: Aug. 18, 2011 9:34 P.M.)
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- The Israeli military has identified one of the soldiers killed in a combined attack near Eilat on Thursday as Moshe Naftali, 22, from Ofra.

"Naftali was killed as a result of a terrorist attack on his force while en-route to assist a civilian bus that was fired upon by terrorists," the army said in a statement.

"Crossfire ensued between the force and the cell of terrorists."
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