Miracle Survival: From Gaza Strip to Recovery and Back

Serious Injury in Gaza Leaves Him Temporarily Blind

Ron and his team had been operating in the Gaza Strip for almost two months when they faced a terrifying incident. While following safety procedures, an anti-tank missile managed to penetrate their compartment, narrowly missing Ron’s head. The incident left Ron and his teammate injured, and they were evacuated to safety and taken to Billinson Hospital.

Prof. Rita Ehrlich, a surgeon at the hospital, performed emergency surgery on Ron’s eyes to remove shrapnel and prevent further damage. Despite the severity of his injuries, Ron remained hopeful and focused on recovering quickly to return to his team. After weeks of being unable to see and undergoing several surgeries, Ron’s vision gradually improved. He credits the skilled medical team for saving his eyesight and is grateful for the opportunity to continue fighting alongside his friends.

As Ron reflects on his journey, he acknowledges the support of his family, friends, and medical team who stood by him throughout his recovery. Despite the challenges he faced, Ron remains determined to return to the battlefield and continue serving his country. Three weeks later, during a ground maneuver inside the Gaza Strip, combat engineering fighters were among the first to enter the area. With adrenaline running high, they leveled roads, breached obstacles

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