Israeli security force personnel killed by Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, before Operation "Cast Lead"

  • 2008

    • April

      • Seif Bisan

        21 years old, resident of Jat, killed on 09 Apr 2008 in al-Qararah, Khan Yunis District, by gunfire. Additional information: Killed in exchange of gunfire with soldiers when he tried to sneak into Israel through the perimeter fence.

    • March

      • Suliman 'Odeh Abu Judah

        28 years old, killed on 06 Mar 2008 next to Kissufim, Khan Yunis District, by explosion. Additional information: Killed when an explosive charge blew up near Kissufim Crossing, in which two soldiers were lightly injured.

      • Liran Banai

        20 years old, resident of Ashkelon, injured on 06 Mar 2008 next to Kissufim, Khan Yunis District, by explosion, and died on 09 Mar 2008. Additional information: Killed when an explosive charge blew up near Kissufim Crossing, in which two soldiers were lightly injured.

      • Doron Assulin

        20 years old, resident of Be'er Sheva, killed on 01 Mar 2008 in Gaza city, by gunfire. Additional information: Killed in an exchange of gunfire with armed men in an operation in the Gaza Strip.

      • Eran Dan -Gur

        20 years old, resident of Jerusalem, killed on 01 Mar 2008 in Gaza city, by gunfire. Additional information: Killed in an exchange of gunfire with armed men in an operation in the Gaza Strip.

  • 2007

    • October

      • Ehud Efrati

        34 years old, resident of Zichron Ya'akov, killed on 29 Oct 2007 next to Sufah Checkpoint, Rafah District, by gunfire. Additional information: Killed while walking armed.

      • Ben Kubani

        20 years old, resident of Hadera, killed on 17 Oct 2007 in Khan Yunis, by gunfire. Additional information: Injured in exchanges of fire that took place in the course of incursion to Khan Yunis. Died of his wounds later that day. An armed Palestinian was also killed in the same operation.

    • July

      • Arbel Reich

        21 years old, resident of Yuvalim, killed on 12 Jul 2007 in al-Bureij R.C, Deir al-Balah District, by gunfire. Additional information: Killed in an exchange of gunfire with armed Palestinians during incursion into the refugee camp.

  • 2006

    • November

      • Kiryl Golenshein

        21 years old, resident of Sheqef, killed on 01 Nov 2006 in Beit Hanoun, North Gaza District, by gunfire. Additional information: Killed during an exchange of gunfire during an army incursion into the area.

    • September

      • Ahmad Salman Abu Zqeiqah

        43 years old, killed on 12 Sep 2006 next to Kissufim, Khan Yunis District, by gunfire. Additional information: Killed during an IDF operation searching for tunnel in the area.

  • 2005

    • June

      • Avi Karouchi

        25 years old, resident of Be'er Sheva, killed on 19 Jun 2005 next to Egyptian Border, Rafah District, by gunfire. Additional information: Killed in an exchange of gunfire when two Palestinian militants opend fire at an army post.

    • January

      • Oded Sharon

        37 years old, resident of Gan Yavne, killed on 18 Jan 2005 next to al-Matahen Abu Holi Border, Gaza District, by explosion. Additional information: Killed in a suicide bombing in Gush Katif.

  • 2004

    • December

      • Hussein Abu Leil

        23 years old, resident of Ein Mahel, killed on 12 Dec 2004 in Rafah Crossing, by gunfire. Additional information: Killed in an attack on an IDF post near the Rafah crossing which included explosive devices and shooting.

      • Tareq al-Ziadne

        20 years old, resident of Rahat, killed on 12 Dec 2004 in Rafah Crossing, by gunfire. Additional information: Killed in an attack on an IDF post near the Rafah crossing which included explosive devices and shooting.

      • 'Aref Azbarga

        19 years old, resident of Ksiefeh, killed on 12 Dec 2004 in Rafah Crossing, by gunfire. Additional information: Killed in an attack on an IDF post near the Rafah crossing which included explosive devices and shooting.

      • Sa'id Jahaja

        19 years old, resident of 'Ar'arah, killed on 12 Dec 2004 in Rafah Crossing, by gunfire. Additional information: Killed in an attack on an IDF post near the Rafah crossing which included explosive devices and shooting.

      • Adham Shehadeh

        19 years old, resident of Tur'an, killed on 12 Dec 2004 in Rafah Crossing, by gunfire. Additional information: Killed in an attack on an IDF post near the Rafah crossing which included explosive devices and shooting.

      • Nadav Kudinski

        20 years old, resident of Kiryat Gat, killed on 07 Dec 2004 next to Karni Checkpoint, Gaza District, by explosion. Additional information: Killed with his dog, in the Canine Corps, in an explosion while they were combing an area near Karni Crossing.

    • October

      • Michael Chizik

        21 years old, resident of Tiberias, killed on 28 Oct 2004 next to Morag, Khan Yunis District, by mortar fire. Additional information: Killed by mortar fire at the IDF pot in Morag.

      • Moshe Elmaliah

        35 years old, resident of Dimona, killed on 21 Oct 2004 next to Rafah, by explosion. Additional information: Killed as result of shelling during a search in a tunnel along the Philadelphi route.

    • September

      • Gilad Fischer

        22 years old, resident of The Upper Galile, killed on 30 Sep 2004 next to Beit Hanoun, North Gaza District, by a grenade. Additional information: Killed in an attack on the IDF observation post east of Beit Hanun.

      • Viktor Ariel

        20 years old, resident of Qadima, killed on 30 Sep 2004 next to Nissanit, North Gaza District, by gunfire. Additional information: An IDF medic who was killed when going to the aid of Shlomit Batito, a resident of Nitzanit, who had been shot by Palestinians.

      • Tal Bardugo

        22 years old, resident of Jerusalem, killed on 23 Sep 2004 next to Morag, Khan Yunis District, by gunfire. Additional information: Killed by Palestinians who penetrated an IDF post near the Morag settlement.

      • Israel Lutati

        20 years old, resident of Neve Deqalim, Gush Katif District, killed on 23 Sep 2004 next to Morag, Khan Yunis District, by gunfire. Additional information: Killed in an attack by armed Palestinians that infiltrated an IDF post near the Morag settlement.

      • Nir Sami

        21 years old, resident of Jerusalem, killed on 23 Sep 2004 next to Morag, Khan Yunis District, by gunfire. Additional information: Killed in an attack by armed Palestinians that infiltrated an IDF post near the Morag settlement.

    • June

      • Ro'i Nissim

        20 years old, resident of Rishon Lezion, killed on 28 Jun 2004 next to Gush Katif, by explosion. Additional information: Killed by an explosive charge laid by Palestinians in a tunnel under the Orhan post at the Gush Katif intersection.

    • May

      • Rotem Adam

        21 years old, resident of Rishon Lezion, killed on 14 May 2004 in Rafah R.C, by gunfire. Additional information: Killed by Palestinian gunfire while guarding people collecting the body parts of soldiers who had been killed two days earlier in Rafah.

      • Alexei Khayat

        21 years old, resident of Be'er Sheva, killed on 14 May 2004 in Rafah R.C, by gunfire. Additional information: Killed by Palestinian gunfire while guarding people collecting the body parts of soldiers who had been killed two days earlier in Rafah.

      • Ela'd Cohen

        22 years old, resident of Jerusalem, killed on 12 May 2004 next to Egyptian Border, Rafah District, by explosion. Additional information: Killed by an explosion in the armored vehicle he was riding in on his way to search for tunnels in Rafah.

      • Ayman Ghadir

        23 years old, resident of Beir al-Maksur, killed on 12 May 2004 next to Egyptian Border, Rafah District, by explosion. Additional information: Killed by an explosion in the armored vehicle he was riding in on his way to search for tunnels in Rafah.

      • Aviv Hakani

        23 years old, resident of Ashdod, killed on 12 May 2004 next to Egyptian Border, Rafah District, by explosion. Additional information: Killed by an explosion in the armored vehicle he was riding in on his way to search for tunnels in Rafah.

      • Zohar Smaiyaleib

        19 years old, resident of Ofaqim, killed on 12 May 2004 next to Egyptian Border, Rafah District, by explosion. Additional information: Killed by an explosion in the armored vehicle he was riding in on his way to search for tunnels in Rafah.

      • Lior Vishinsky

        20 years old, resident of Ramat Gan, killed on 12 May 2004 next to Egyptian Border, Rafah District, by explosion. Additional information: Killed by an explosion in the armored vehicle he was riding in on his way to search for tunnels in Rafah.

      • Adaron 'Ammar

        20 years old, resident of Eilat, killed on 11 May 2004 in Gaza city, by explosion. Additional information: Killed by an explosion near the armored vehicle he was riding in on his way back from an operation in the a-Zaytun neighborhood in Gaza.

      • Aviad Deri

        21 years old, resident of Ma'ale Adumim, Ramallah and al-Bira District, killed on 11 May 2004 in Gaza city, by explosion. Additional information: Killed by an explosion near the armored vehicle he was riding in on his way back from an operation in the a-Zaytun neighborhood in Gaza.

      • Ofer Jerbi

        20 years old, killed on 11 May 2004 in Gaza city, by explosion. Additional information: Killed by an explosion near the armored vehicle he was riding in on his way back from an operation in the a-Zaytun neighborhood in Gaza.

      • Ya'qub Jelko Marviza

        26 years old, resident of Kibbutz Hamapil, killed on 11 May 2004 in Gaza city, by explosion. Additional information: Killed by an explosion near the armored vehicle he was riding in on his way back from an operation in the a-Zaytun neighborhood in Gaza.

      • Ya'akov (Kobi) Mizrahi (Zagori)

        20 years old, resident of Moshav Mata, killed on 11 May 2004 in Gaza city, by explosion. Additional information: Killed by an explosion near the armored vehicle he was riding in on his way back from an operation in the a-Zaytun neighborhood in Gaza.

      • Eitan Newman

        21 years old, resident of Jerusalem, killed on 11 May 2004 in Gaza city, by explosion. Additional information: Killed by an explosion near the armored vehicle he was riding in on his way back from an operation in the a-Zaytun neighborhood in Gaza.

    • February

      • Amir Zimmerman

        25 years old, resident of Kfar Monash, killed on 26 Feb 2004 in Erez (Industrial Zone), North Gaza District, by gunfire. Additional information: Killed by Palestinians came to the Erez checkpoint and opened fire.

    • January

      • Andrei Kegeles

        19 years old, resident of Nahariya, killed on 14 Jan 2004 in Erez (Industrial Zone), North Gaza District, by explosion. Additional information: Killed in a suicide bombing at the Erez checkpoint carried out by a Palestinian woman.

      • Tzur Or

        20 years old, resident of Rishon Lezion, killed on 14 Jan 2004 in Erez (Industrial Zone), North Gaza District, by explosion. Additional information: Killed in a suicide bombing at the Erez checkpoint carried out by a Palestinian woman.

      • Vladamir Trostinski

        22 years old, resident of Rehovot, killed on 14 Jan 2004 in Erez (Industrial Zone), North Gaza District, by explosion. Additional information: Killed in a suicide bombing at the Erez checkpoint carried out by a Palestinian woman.

  • 2003

    • December

      • Hagai Bibi

        24 years old, resident of Ma'ale Adumim, Ramallah and al-Bira District, killed on 22 Dec 2003 next to Kissufim, Khan Yunis District, by gunfire. Additional information: Killed during an exchange of gunfire at the Kissufim crossing.

      • Alex Leonardo Wissman

        23 years old, resident of Afula, killed on 22 Dec 2003 next to Kissufim, Khan Yunis District, by gunfire. Additional information: Killed during an exchange of gunfire at the Kissufim crossing.

    • October

      • Alon Avrahami

        20 years old, resident of Or Yehuda, killed on 24 Oct 2003 in Netzarim, Deir al-Balah District, by live ammunition. Additional information: Killed by Palestinian who had penetrated an army base in Netzarim and opened fire at soldiers in the barracks.

      • Adi Osman

        19 years old, resident of Kfar Sava, killed on 24 Oct 2003 in Netzarim, Deir al-Balah District, by live ammunition. Additional information: Killed by a Palestinian who penetrated the army barracks in the Netzarim settlement.

      • Sarit Schneor Senior

        19 years old, resident of Shoham, killed on 24 Oct 2003 in Netzarim, Deir al-Balah District, by live ammunition. Additional information: Killed by a Palestinian who penetrated the army barracks in the Netzarim settlement.

    • September

      • Avihu Keinan

        22 years old, resident of Shilo, Ramallah and al-Bira District, killed on 25 Sep 2003 in al-Bureij R.C, Deir al-Balah District, by gunfire. Additional information: Killed in an exchange of gunfire during action to arrest wanted persons.

    • June

      • Erez Ashkenazi

        21 years old, resident of Kibbutz Reshafim, killed on 27 Jun 2003 in al-Mughraqa (Abu Midein), Gaza District, by explosion. Additional information: Killed by bomb detonated in the course of exchanges of fire during operation for apprehending wanted individuals. Four armed Palestinians were killed in the exchanges of fire.

      • Assaf Abargil

        23 years old, resident of Eilat, killed on 08 Jun 2003 in Erez (Industrial Zone), North Gaza District, by gunfire. Additional information: Killed by Palestinians who infiltrated an IDF post in the southern part of the Erez industrial zone.

      • Udi Eilat

        37 years old, resident of Eilat, killed on 08 Jun 2003 in Erez (Industrial Zone), North Gaza District, by gunfire. Additional information: Killed by Palestinians who infiltrated an IDF post in the southern part of the Erez industrial zone.

      • Boaz Emete

        24 years old, resident of Bet Shean, killed on 08 Jun 2003 in Erez (Industrial Zone), North Gaza District, by gunfire. Additional information: Killed by Palestinians who infiltrated an IDF post in the southern part of the Erez industrial zone.

      • Chen Engel

        32 years old, resident of Ramat Gan, killed on 08 Jun 2003 in Erez (Industrial Zone), North Gaza District, by gunfire. Additional information: Killed by Palestinians who infiltrated an IDF post in the southern part of the Erez industrial zone.

    • April

      • Lior Ziv

        19 years old, resident of Holon, killed on 20 Apr 2003 in Rafah, by gunfire. Additional information: Killed during an IDF incursion into Rafah.

    • February

      • Doron Lev

        19 years old, resident of Holon, killed on 23 Feb 2003 next to Khan Yunis, by live ammunition fired from an sniper. Additional information: Killed by a Palestinian sniper at a post where he was located near Khan Yunis.

      • Noam Bahagon

        20 years old, resident of Elkana, Tulkarm District, killed on 15 Feb 2003 next to Beit Lahiya, North Gaza District, by explosion. Additional information: Killed when the tank he was in ran over an explosive device.

      • Tal Alexei Belitzky

        21 years old, resident of Rishon Lezion, killed on 15 Feb 2003 next to Beit Lahiya, North Gaza District, by explosion. Additional information: Killed when the tank he was in ran over an explosive device.

      • Doron Cohen

        21 years old, resident of Rishon Lezion, killed on 15 Feb 2003 next to Beit Lahiya, North Gaza District, by explosion. Additional information: Killed when the tank he was in ran over an explosive device.

      • Etay Mizrahi

        20 years old, resident of Be'er Sheva, killed on 15 Feb 2003 next to Beit Lahiya, North Gaza District, by explosion. Additional information: Killed when the tank he was in ran over an explosive device.

  • 2002

    • November

      • Shigdaf (Shai) Garmai

        30 years old, resident of Lod, killed on 22 Nov 2002 in Deir al-Balah, by gunfire. Additional information: Killed by gunfire coming from an ambush while he was opening the road near Deir el-Balah.

      • Modayen Saleh Grifat

        23 years old, resident of Bet Zarzir, killed on 09 Nov 2002 next to Netzarim, Deir al-Balah District, by explosion. Additional information: Killed when a mine blew up when an IDF patrol was opening the road.

    • September

      • Aviad Dotan

        21 years old, resident of Nir Galim, killed on 05 Sep 2002 in Kissufim, Khan Yunis District, by explosion. Additional information: Killed when powerful explosives were detonated under the tank he was riding in.

      • Malek Grifat

        24 years old, resident of Bet Zarzir, killed on 05 Sep 2002 next to Nissanit, North Gaza District, by live ammunition. Additional information: Killed by Palestinian gunfire at an IDF patrol.

    • August

      • Keven Cohen

        19 years old, resident of Petah Tikva, killed on 20 Aug 2002 next to Gadid, Gush Katif District, by gunfire from a sniper. Additional information: Killed by IDF sniper who was guarding an IDF post.

    • July

      • Hagai (Haim) Lev

        24 years old, resident of Efrat, Bethlehem District, killed on 10 Jul 2002 next to Rafah, by live ammunition. Additional information: Killed by gunfire from a house in the are while he was searching for tunnels used for smuggling weapons.

    • June

      • Alexei Gladkov

        20 years old, resident of Be'er Sheva, killed on 15 Jun 2002 next to Dugit, North Gaza District, by live ammunition. Additional information: Killed in clashes with armed Palestinians.

      • Haim Yehezkel Gutman

        22 years old, resident of Beit El, Ramallah and al-Bira District, killed on 15 Jun 2002 next to Dugit, North Gaza District, by gunfire. Additional information: Killed in clashes with armed Palestinians.

      • Anatoly Krasik

        22 years old, resident of Petah Tikva, injured on 15 Jun 2002 next to Dugit, North Gaza District, by live ammunition, and died on 22 Jun 2002. Additional information: Killed in clashes with armed Palestinians.

    • April

      • Uriel Bar Maimon

        21 years old, resident of Ashkelon, killed on 20 Apr 2002 in Erez (Industrial Zone), North Gaza District, by live ammunition. Additional information: Killed by a Palestinian who shot him in the Erez industrial zone.

      • David Smiranoff

        22 years old, resident of Ashdod, killed on 12 Apr 2002 in Erez (Industrial Zone), North Gaza District, by live ammunition. Additional information: Killed by a Palestinian who infiltrated the Erez industrial zone.

      • Nisan Avraham

        26 years old, resident of Lod, killed on 06 Apr 2002 next to Rafiah Yam, Gush Katif District, by live ammunition. Additional information: Killed in clashes with armed Palestinians who had infiltrated a settlement.

    • March

      • Matan Biderman

        21 years old, resident of Carmiel, killed on 14 Mar 2002 next to Netzarim Junction, Deir al-Balah District, by explosion. Additional information: Killed when a tank he was in struck a roadside bomb.

      • 'Alaa Hubeishi

        21 years old, resident of Julis, killed on 14 Mar 2002 next to Netzarim Junction, Deir al-Balah District, by explosion. Additional information: Killed when the tank he was in drove over a landmine on a patrol to open the road for settler traffic.

      • Rotem Shani

        19 years old, resident of Hod Hasharon, killed on 14 Mar 2002 next to Netzarim Junction, Deir al-Balah District, by explosion. Additional information: Killed when the tank he was in drove over a landmine on a patrol to open the road for settler traffic.

      • Kobi Eichelboim

        21 years old, resident of Giv'atayim, killed on 10 Mar 2002 in Netzarim, Deir al-Balah District, by live ammunition. Additional information: Killed by a Palestinian who penetrated into the Netzarim settlement.

      • Steven Koenigsberg

        19 years old, resident of Hod Hasharon, killed on 03 Mar 2002 in Kissufim, Khan Yunis District, by live ammunition.

    • February

      • Mor Yehuda Elraz

        25 years old, resident of Kiryat Ata, killed on 18 Feb 2002 in Kissufim, Khan Yunis District, by live ammunition. Additional information: Killed during an exchange of gunfire with a Palestinian who opened fire on a car.

      • Amir Mantzuri

        21 years old, resident of Kiryat Arba, Hebron District, killed on 18 Feb 2002 in Kissufim, Khan Yunis District, by live ammunition. Additional information: Killed during an exchange of gunfire with a Palestinian who opened fire on a car.

      • Ron Lavi

        20 years old, resident of Katzrin, killed on 14 Feb 2002 next to Netzarim Junction, Deir al-Balah District, by explosion. Additional information: Killed when the tank he was in drove over an explosive device.

      • Moshe Peled

        20 years old, resident of Rehovot, killed on 14 Feb 2002 next to Netzarim Junction, Deir al-Balah District, by explosion. Additional information: Killed when the tank he was in drove over an explosive device.

      • Asher Zaghouri

        21 years old, resident of Shlomi, killed on 14 Feb 2002 next to Netzarim Junction, Deir al-Balah District, by explosion. Additional information: Killed when the tank he was in drove over an explosive device.

  • 2001

    • November

      • Barak Madmon

        26 years old, resident of Holon, killed on 24 Nov 2001 in Kfar Darom, Deir al-Balah District, by gunfire. Additional information: Killed by mortar fire at the settlement.

    • October

      • Liron Harpaz

        19 years old, resident of Alei Sinai, North Gaza District, killed on 02 Oct 2001 in Alei Sinai, North Gaza District, by live ammunition. Additional information: Killed when Hamas men infiltrated the Alei Sinai settlement and opened fire.

    • August

      • Tzahi Grabli

        19 years old, resident of Holon, killed on 25 Aug 2001 in Gush Katif, by live ammunition. Additional information: Killed at the army post in Marganit.

      • Kobi Nir

        21 years old, resident of Kfar Sava, killed on 25 Aug 2001 in Gush Katif, by live ammunition. Additional information: Killed in an attack on the IDF's Marganit post.

      • Gil Oz

        30 years old, resident of Kfar Sava, killed on 25 Aug 2001 in Gush Katif, by live ammunition. Additional information: Killed in an attack on the IDF's Marganit post.

    • June

      • Aviv Iszak

        19 years old, resident of Kfar Sava, killed on 22 Jun 2001 next to Dugit, North Gaza District, by explosion. Additional information: Killed in the explosion of a booby-trapped car by the beach in the Dugit settlement.

      • Ophir Kit

        19 years old, resident of Jerusalem, killed on 22 Jun 2001 next to Dugit, North Gaza District, by explosion. Additional information: Killed in the explosion of a booby-trapped car by the beach in the Dugit settlement.

    • February

      • Rujayah Jawdat Salameh

        23 years old, resident of Tur'an, killed on 05 Feb 2001 in Rafah, by live ammunition fired from an sniper. Additional information: Killed by Palestinian sniper while he was guarding engineering work being done along the Egyptian border.

  • 2000

    • December

      • Gad Marasha

        30 years old, resident of Kiryat Arba, Hebron District, killed on 28 Dec 2000 in Sufah Checkpoint, Rafah District, by explosion. Additional information: Killed when dismantling explosive charge.

      • Yonatan Vermullen

        29 years old, resident of Ben Shemen, killed on 28 Dec 2000 in Sufah Checkpoint, Rafah District, by explosion. Additional information: Killed when dismantling explosive charge.

    • November

      • Sharon Arameh

        25 years old, resident of Ashkelon, killed on 24 Nov 2000 in Gush Katif, by live ammunition. Additional information: Killed in southern command headquarters by sniper fire.

      • Edward Matchnik

        21 years old, resident of Be'er Sheva, killed on 23 Nov 2000 in DCO Gush Katif, by explosion. Additional information: Killed in the explosion at the Gush Katif DCO.

      • Samar Hussein

        19 years old, resident of Hurfeish, killed on 23 Nov 2000 in Erez (Industrial Zone), North Gaza District, by gunfire. Additional information: Killed by gunfire towards an IDF post at the checkpoint.

      • Sharon Shitoubi

        21 years old, resident of Ramle, killed on 18 Nov 2000 in Kfar Darom, Deir al-Balah District, by gunfire. Additional information: soldier killed while standing at IDF post.

      • Baruch Snir Flum

        21 years old, resident of Tel Aviv-Yafo, killed on 18 Nov 2000 in Kfar Darom, Deir al-Balah District, by gunfire. Additional information: Killed by Palestinian gunfire at an IDF post by the Kfar Darom greenhouses.

97 Israeli security force personnel killed by Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, before Operation "Cast Lead"

  • 2008

    • April: 1
    • March: 4
    • Total: 5
  • 2007

    • October: 2
    • July: 1
    • Total: 3
  • 2006

    • November: 1
    • September: 1
    • Total: 2
  • 2005

    • June: 1
    • January: 1
    • Total: 2
  • 2004

    • December: 6
    • October: 2
    • September: 5
    • June: 1
    • May: 13
    • February: 1
    • January: 3
    • Total: 31
  • 2003

    • December: 2
    • October: 3
    • September: 1
    • June: 5
    • April: 1
    • February: 5
    • Total: 17
  • 2002

    • November: 2
    • September: 2
    • August: 1
    • July: 1
    • June: 3
    • April: 3
    • March: 5
    • February: 5
    • Total: 22
  • 2001

    • November: 1
    • October: 1
    • August: 3
    • June: 2
    • February: 1
    • Total: 8
  • 2000

    • December: 2
    • November: 5
    • Total: 7