On the night of 3 August the press-service of the IDF reported that during the exercise a soldier of the Israeli army was shot in the arm.
The victim in a state of moderate severity was taken to the hospital.
The official report does not specify where the incident occurred and what the hospital brought soldier. The circumstances of the incident are not disclosed.
Recall that on 6 July the chief of the General staff of the IDF Gadi Gadi eizenkot ordered to stop all teaching in connection with a series of incidents related to reckless handling of weapons. All unit commanders then were ordered to conduct interviews with subordinates in order to refresh the user handling of a weapon.
This was due to the tragic incident in Hebron on the night of July 5 by a random shot killed 22-year-old Lieutenant in the Golani brigade David Golubinci. The officer verified the readiness of their soldiers to attack. After completion of the exercise one of the soldiers fired the gun and during the inspection of weapons fired from close range in the direction of the officer. On a scene there has arrived the helicopter, which was supposed to bring the wounded to Jerusalem hospital, but doctors were forced to admit his death. A week earlier, IDF soldiers stationed at home, by mistake, shot from the service weapon of his friend.