Fighter unit «Maglan», received a slight wound in the attack in Samaria was dismissed. In the course of the investigation, the division concluded that he had not taken the necessary steps to neutralize the terrorists, and his duties fulfilled another soldier who shot at her and wounded her.
About it reports on Sunday, June 11, the radio «Kahn Beth».
Recall that on 1 June it became known e about the attempted attack with a bladed weapon near the settlement of Mevo Dotan in Samaria. The attack was slightly wounded a soldier, the IDF and the terrorist has been neutralized.
Press service of the IDF reported that the attackers approached a group of soldiers at the gate of the settlement and attacked one of them. The soldiers who were at the scene, shot at the terrorist and neutralized it.
The soldier suffered injuries and was taken to hospital «Hillel Yafe» in Hadera. The radio station Galei Tzahal reported that his condition doctors assessed as easy. The press service of the IDF refused to comment on this information.
«Maglan», which translates from Hebrew as «IBIS» – a special unit of the Israel defense forces intended for operations behind the front line. It was created in 1986 from the soldiers of the division «Shaldag» and the reconnaissance brigade of the paratroopers.
Until 2015, the soldiers of the «Maglan» wore red berets and red boots, like in the paratroopers brigade, and subordinate to the 98th reserve airborne division. In 2015, the division included in the separate brigade of special purpose.
The IDF does not publish data on the objectives of this part of the battle. According to some sources, the main focus of the unit is anti-tank and sabotage behind enemy lines, and weapons are anti-tank missiles, long-range «Nimrod», the website «Wikipedia».