Tze'elim base
Tze'elim baseIDF Spokesperson's Unit

The IDF Spokesperson's Unit cleared for publication on Wednesday morning that a munitions explosion occurred at the Tze'elim base in southern Israel on Tuesday.

As a result of the explosion, two IDF soldiers were seriously injured, two soldiers were moderately injured and five other soldiers were lightly injured.

The soldiers were evacuated for medical treatment at a hospital, their families were informed.

The incident is being investigated, the IDF said.