The Israeli army said its lone fatality from the recent Gaza Strip offensive was probably the result of friendly fire. “It appears that he died at the hands of our own forces,” Col. Tamir Yadai, chief of the Golani infantry brigade, told Army Radio on Sunday in reference to Sgt. Yehuda Basel.
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