Israeli military leader, Colonel Pinhas (Pinky) Zuaretz died at the age of 52 years. On Saturday, April 15, reported in the local Council of Binyamina-giv’at Ada, which he headed during the last three years.
According to the report, Pinchas Zuaretz died from cardiac arrest during a tourist trip to Vietnam.
Pinchas Zuaretz has held several command positions in the IDF. In 1994-1996 he was commander of the 101st battalion of the brigade «Tsanhanim», participated in the fighting in Lebanon. In 2000-2002 he commanded a brigade of «Soila Maher», from 2002 to 2004 he commanded a brigade, «And-Gefen».
In July 2004, detonation of an explosive device near the settlement of Morag in gush Katif (Gaza strip) Pinchas Zuaretz was seriously wounded and lost a leg. After being wounded he continued to serve in the IDF. Left the service in 2010.
The date and place of burial of Pinhas Suarez will be announced later.