Al-Qassam Brigades: Eight Israeli soldiers killed during operation in Beit Lahiya
Date: 09 / 01 / 2009 Time: 19:47
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Gaza – Ma’an – Hamas’ Al-Qassam Brigades reported to have killed eight Israeli soldiers taking cover in a home in Beit Lahiya on Friday.

The Brigades added in a statement that a Special Force of fighters attacked the soldiers “in a quick and qualified operation.”

The fighters broke into the home, killed at least eight soldiers and confiscated their weapons. The home the soldiers were taking cover in was in the As-Salteen neighborhood of Beit Lahia in the western Gaza Strip.

A spokesperson with the Israeli army denied the report. So far Israel has confirmed the death of ten soldiers in the Gaza invasion.