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Friendly Fire Tragedy

News and updates about Friendly Fire Tragedy

Investigation:

2 soldiers were killed by friendly fire from tank

IDF investigation reveals Kalkidan Meharim and Ido Aviv were killed when a tank accidentally fired at a building in which soldiers were stationed during a firefight with Hamas terrorists.

2 soldiers were killed by friendly fire from tank

Mother of hostage killed by accident writes letter to CoS

Iris Haim, mother of Yotam, hostage in Gaza who was killed by mistake by IDF fire, writes painful letter to Chief of Staff, following his decision to dismiss two officers after the World Central Kitchen incident in Gaza.

Mother of hostage killed by accident writes letter to CoS

Friendly fire tragedy

'Two gunmen surprised me, so I acted immediately'

Officer who shot dead two members of his unit says he felt he was in danger and therefore opened fire.

'Two gunmen surprised me, so I acted immediately'

Commander: Friendly-fire tragedy 'unrelated to open fire rules'

'We are analyzing an incident which was the result of a split-second decision,' IDF commander Yehuda Fuchs says.

Commander: Friendly-fire tragedy 'unrelated to open fire rules'

IDF officer: 'I was sure they were terrorists - so I fired'

First Lieutenant who accidentally fired, killed, two officers, has not slept since the tragedy.

IDF officer: 'I was sure they were terrorists - so I fired'

'Ofek, come back!' A father's tears at military funeral

A thousand people attend funeral of Ofek Aharon, one of the 2 soldiers who were killed in a friendly-fire incident last night.

'Ofek, come back!' A father's tears at military funeral

Itamar Elharar, killed by friendly fire, married just a year ago

"Itamar will be remembered as a man of values, whose great love for the Land and for his fellow man characterized his life."

Itamar Elharar, killed by friendly fire, married just a year ago

Tragedy at special IDF unit

Ofek Aharon, Itamar Elharar, killed in Jordan Valley incident

Serious shooting accident results in deaths of two officers during security operations in the Jordan Valley.

Ofek Aharon, Itamar Elharar, killed in Jordan Valley incident