IDF major dies of wounds sustained during 2014 Gaza operation

The IDF Spokesman announced that Maj. Hagai Ben-Ari, who was gravely wounded during Operation Protective Edge in 2014, died on Tuesday. Ben-Ari had been in command of the training of Israel's elite "Maglan" unit and been chosen as the next commander of the elite paratroopers before the operation in Gaza. The 31-year-old from Moshav Nov is survived by his wife and three children. 

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