IDF suffers its deadliest day in Gaza --The Israeli PM has vowed retribution after Hamas killed 21 troops in a single attack, the most since the war began | 23 Jan 2024 | Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed on Tuesday to exact retribution against the Palestinian militants, after the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) lost 24 soldiers in Gaza, the highest death toll in a single day since their war on Hamas began in October. The IDF said on Tuesday that 21 of its members were killed near Khan Younis the day before, when Hamas fighters fired anti-tank missiles at them. The resulting blast triggered an explosion that caused the collapse of two buildings while many Israeli troops were either inside the structures or nearby.

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