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Netflix Drama ‘Fauda’ Crew Member Dead In Gaza

A crew member from the Netflix drama Fauda has been killled in action in Gaza.

Matan Meir, a reservist in Israel’s 551st Brigade’s 697th Battalion and a crew member on the show, was acknowledged to have been “killed in action” on the show’s official X social media account. No details were provided.

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“We are devastated to share that one of our Fauda family members, Matan Meir, was killed in action in Gaza,” the account posted. “Matan was an integral crew member. The cast and crew are heartbroken by this tragic loss. We extend our condolences to Matan’s family and friends. May his soul rest in peace.”

Fauda co-creator Avi Issacharoff confirmed Meir’s death to Deadline. He had posted on social media calling his former colleague as being “of blessed memory.”

The series tells the story of Doron, a commander in the Israeli Defense Forces Mista’arvim unit and his team.

The series has been criticized by some for “whitewashing” the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and painting an inaccurate picture of Gazan life.

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