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  3/12/2012, Adar 18, 5772

IDF Soldier Found Dead in Vehicle Near Gaza

An IDF soldier was found dead on Sunday morning in an armored vehicle near Israel’s border with Gaza. It is believed the soldier, who was waiting for his fellow soldiers, inhaled toxic gas in the car and died.

Military officials said they have not rejected the possibility that the soldier fell asleep in the vehicle with the engine on and inhaled the gas during his sleep. The IDF Military Police has launched an investigation.