A soldier of the elite units of the IDF lost during exercise light machine gun «Negev» by drowning him in the Mediterranean sea.
The incident occurred during military exercises of special forces «Maglan» engaged in special operations behind enemy lines. Exercises included the testing of the action of the sea.
According to «Israel a-Yom» in any moment the machine gun, which carried one of the commandos, unbuckled and began to sink. The fighter tried to save the guns, but to no avail.
The military command is investigating the incident.