The funeral of Lieutenant Avshalom Armoni, who died during the exercise in the Golan heights, will be held on Thursday, September 28, at the military cemetery on mount Herzl in Jerusalem. The funeral ceremony will start at 13:00.
The funeral of senior Sergeant Avino David Cohen to date not been published.
The accident occurred at night on September 27. According to the results of the preliminary investigation, a column of artillery vehicles crossing the highway, moving in the direction of exercise. For unclear to date, reason, self-propelled artillery deviated from the route and fell into the abyss from a height of 6-8 meters. According to some reports, the driver was on the radio the message that he’s blinded by headlights.
The commander of land forces of the IDF, major General Kobi Barak appointed a Commission headed by Brigadier General Mordechai Kahane to investigate the circumstances of the incident. All exercises of land forces of the IDF suspended until the beginning of next week.