Daily Israel Report

IDF Dep. Chief of Staff Briefly Hospitalized

Maj.-Gen. Gadi Eizenkot admitted to hospital Friday with chest pains; released the next morning.
By Gil Ronen
First Publish: 3/8/2014, 10:05 PM

Gadi Eizenkot
Gadi Eizenkot
IDF Spokesman

IDF Deputy Chief of Staff, Major-General Gadi Eizenkot, felt chest pains Friday night and decided – in consultation with his family and military medical experts – to be taken to Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer.

He arrived at the hospital accompanied by IDF Medical Corps personnel, complaining of pains in his heart.

After spending the night at the hospital and undergoing a set of comprehensive tests, he was released Saturday evening and returned home.