Hamas launches rockets toward Kerem Shalom kibbutz, kills 3 IDF soldiers

IDF soldiers St.-Sgt. Tal Shavit, St.-Sgt. Ido Testa, and St.-Sgt. Ruben Marc Mordechai Assouline were killed in the Hamas rocket attack on the Kerem Shalom area near the Israel-Gaza border on Sunday, May 5, 2024.

Ten injured people were transported to Soroka Medical Center in the attack, including three in serious condition.

Kerem Shalom, a kibbutz in southwest Israel previously attacked on October 7, 2023, is located just southwest of the Gaza strip, and just south of the 1950 Armistice Agreement Line.

Three soldiers killed in Hamas rocket barrage toward Kerem Shalom - The Jerusalem Post

IDF Names Three Soldiers Killed in Mortar Barrage From Gaza - Israel News - Haaretz.com

3 soldiers killed, 11 more hurt inside Israel by Hamas rocket attack from Rafah | The Times of Israel

Israel-Hamas War: 3 Israeli Army Soldiers Killed In Hamas' Gaza Crossing Rocket Attack


Kerem Shalom - Google Maps (Israel side of border with Gaza)

Gaza Strip - Google Maps


1949 Armistice Agreements - Wikipedia

Tripartite Declaration of 1950 - Wikipedia

October 2023
Young dad of 6 absorbed blast to protect family in attack on Kerem Shalom | The Times of Israel