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  Shvat 28, 5778 , 13/02/18

Cleared for publication: Two soldiers killed in Highway 6 accident

Two IDF soldiers were killed and 10 other soldiers were injured, among them one seriously, one moderately and the others lightly, in Tuesday’s accident on Highway 6 near the Nitzanei Oz interchange.

The soldiers were evacuated to hospital for medical treatment. The families of the victims have been notified.

The commander of the IDF’s Northern Command, Major General Yoel Strick, decided to establish a team of experts headed by Colonel Yair Natans, commander of the "Kidon" unit, to investigate the circumstances of the incident. The Israel Police and the Military Police also launched an investigation.

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