Early Wednesday morning, February 14, was allowed to publish the names of the two soldiers in the Golani brigade killed the previous evening in a traffic accident on 6th road near the village of Nitzanei Oz.
A truck rammed the three army jeep, slowly riding along the roadside. Two people were killed and another 10 were injured, one of the victims in serious condition.
Press service of the IDF calls the names of the dead 19-year-old Bar is the Jacobian of Nativ Asara and 21-year-old Asato Tasfa from Petah Tikva. Both victims posthumously promoted to the rank of senior sergeants.
The funeral of senior Sergeant of the Jacobian will be held at 14:00 at the cemetery in Nativ Asara, Sergeant Taspo will be buried at 13:30 at the cemetery in Petah Tikva.
The police reported that among the victims was a truck driver, a resident of one of the Arab neighborhoods of Jerusalem. He was taken to the hospital, «Laniado» in Petah Tikva for medical aid and then detained for questioning. After questioning the truck driver was arrested, he will stand trial for the investigation of traffic accidents in Petah Tikva.
Commander of the Northern district, major-General Yoel Strick has ordered to form a Commission of inquiry headed by Colonel Yair Natasa. In parallel, investigations are conducted by military police and Israel police.
As of the morning of 14 February, this incident in all the official reports called the accident. Version of a possible terrorist attack car does not sound.
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