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  7/18/2004, Tammuz 29, 5764

Soldier Reports her M-16 was Stolen

(IsraelNN.com) Military police are not convinced that a paratrooper’s weapon did not disappear due to negligence, contrary to her report. The soldier reported that her army-issued automatic weapon was stolen over the weekend but investigators are indicating the facts in the case point to negligence.

According to police, the 19-year-old soldier went out with an Arab male friend in Tiberias while her weapon was left under a mattress in a local hotel.