BREAKING: Israel Confirms IDF Soldier Is Missing in Gaza.

By on July 22, 2014

JERUSALEM — An Israeli soldier is missing in the Gaza Strip and is presumed dead.

An Israeli soldier is missing following a deadly battle in the Gaza Strip, a defense official said Tuesday as Israeli airstrikes pummeled a wide range of targets in the coastal strip and diplomatic efforts intensified to end more than two weeks of fighting that has killed at least 585 Palestinians and 29 Israelis.

Nearly 600 Palestinians and 29 Israelis have died since Israel launched its operation in Gaza two weeks ago, targeting Hamas militants.

Update: IDF names soldier missing in Gaza as Oron Shaul, aged 21, from poriah

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