Soldier injured during paintball training exercise

Soldier from Paratroopers Brigade lightly to moderately injured during paintball training exercise, evacuated to hospital.

Kobi Finkler ,

Paintball (illustration)
Paintball (illustration)

An IDF soldier from the Paratroopers Brigade was lightly to moderately injured on Wednesday evening during a paintball training exercise in southern Israel.

The soldier was shot in the eye by another soldier. He was evacuated to the Barzilai Hospital in Ashkelon for medical treatment.

The IDF Spokesperson's Unit said the incident is being investigated.