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During the exercises the IDF in southern Israel wounded soldier

A soldier of the Israel defense forces, received a gunshot wound during a training exercise in the South of the country.

As reported later on Monday evening, September 25, the press service of the IDF, the soldier was wounded by a random shot. The victim was hospitalized in a state of moderate severity.

The IDF is investigating the incident, according to the press service of the army.

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.

During the exercises the IDF in southern Israel wounded soldier 26.09.2017

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