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        11/15/2011, Cheshvan 18, 5772

      Soldier Arrested for 'Happy Firing' of his Weapon

      A career soldier from the Jezreel Valley village of Manshiya Zabada faces a remand hearing, Tuesday, following his arrest on suspicion of firing his M-16 machine gun into the air, Saturday night, to celebrate a visit by his relatives.

      The weapon was seized and the Israel Defense Forces were informed. People have been killed or wounded as a result of celebratory fire.