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Israel Confirms IDF Soldier Death

Yosef Fartuk was killed in a mortar attack earlier today

Adam Chandler
November 20, 2012

It’s now being reported that a gag order has been lifted and news that an Israeli soldier was killed earlier today has been confirmed.

The soldier, Yosef Fartuk, 18, from Emmanuel, was struck during a mortar attack from Gaza near the Eshkol Regional Council.

Adam Chandler was previously a staff writer at Tablet. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Atlantic, Slate, Esquire, New York, and elsewhere. He tweets @allmychandler.

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