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Daily Israel Report

IDF Soldier Killed in Jeep Accident; Circumstances Unknown

IDF Jeep overturned near Kedumim due to unknown causes; investigation launched.
By Uzi Baruch
First Publish: 7/11/2014, 4:10 PM / Last Update: 7/11/2014, 5:32 PM

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It has been cleared for publication Friday that an accident involving a fatality in the Shave Shomron area, near Kedumim, killed an IDF soldier. 

The soldier's name has been released as Sergeant Major Yasser J'oamis, 42, from Beyt Zarzir. His funeral will be held at 6:00 pm Friday in his hometown. 

An IDF jeep was overturned in the accident, about which very few details are currently known.

Another IDF soldier was seriously injured in the accident and a third suffered light injuries. 

The soldiers' families have been notified, police said.

The Israel Police and the IDF police are investigation the circumstances of the accident in a joint investigation.

More to follow.