Isreal army announces 2 soldiers killed in militant infiltration

JERUSALEM (AFP) - The Israeli army announced on Saturday the deaths of two Israeli soldiers by militants who had breached the Jewish state's border, hours after they had been reported wounded.

An army statement said the two, Sergeant Adar Bersano, 20, from Neharyia, and Major Amotz Greenberg, 45, from Hod Hasharon, were killed during a clash with a number of militants who infiltrated Israel through a tunnel from Gaza.

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