Ha'aretz is reporting that seven IDF soldiers were killed over the past 24 hours in Gaza.
This makes 25 IDF soldiers killed over the past 48 hours or so.
The Palestinian death toll for the entire conflect according to Palestinian sources is far higher, by some counts in excess of five hundred, with more than 100 of them killed yesterday.
Many of those Palestinian deaths are alleged caused by Hamas and other Islamic terror groups using civilians as human shields.
Israel, which had initially said Hamas claims yesterday of capturing an IDF soldier were flase, is now saying the IDF is looking into the claim, CNN reported.