Soldier wounded in shooting accident

IDF soldier wounded in training accident at base in central Israel. He is in stable condition, was evacuated to the hospital by helicopter.

Ido ben Porat,


An IDF soldier was wounded today, Tuesday, during a shooting accident at a training base in central Israel.

The soldier was evacuated by helicopter for medical treatment at the hospital. His condition was listed as stable.

The IDF said the incident would be investigated.

At the end of September, Platoon Leader Avshalom Armoni, 22, from Beit Horon, and Sergeant Avinoam David Cohen, 22, from Jerusalem, were killed during a training exercise in the Golan when a self-propelled howitzer cannon flipped over. Four others were injured in the incident - one seriously, one moderately and two lightly.