IDF: Bloodiest Battle in Gaza Could Have Been Much Worse

Extraordinary measures taken to save soldiers from fierce Hamas counterattack a week ago in Shujaiyeh, where 13 Golani troops and some 70 Gazans, half or more of them civilians, were killed.

During the fighting in Shujaiyeh a week ago, the bloodiest battle of Operation Protective Edge on both sides, Hamas’ counterattack...