IDF soldier injured in southern Israel

Soldier moderately injured during a routine operation, evacuated to Soroka Hospital in Be'er Sheva.

Arutz Sheva Staff,


An IDF soldier was moderately injured on Monday during a routine operation at a military base in southern Israel, it has been cleared for publication.

He was evacuated to the Soroka Hospital in Be'er Sheva for medical treatment.

An initial investigation found that the accident occurred while the soldier was handling a tank, and for a reason that is still unclear, was injured in his eye.

Two months ago, an IDF combatant was moderately injured during a shooting exercise at a training base of the Paratroopers Brigade.

Four months ago, two soldiers were injured in a training accident in the Golan Heights, which occurred when the driver of a D9 lost control of the vehicle and it overturned.