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Details of near-fatal shooting accident at IDF base revealed

Officer was handling guns which had been returned from firing range when one went off, striking soldier in the head.

Details of near-fatal shooting accident at IDF base revealed

Friendly-fire incident narrowly averted north of Jerusalem

Training exercise in Samaria town nearly ends in tragedy after security officer nearly shoots IDF soldier posing as terrorist.

Friendly-fire incident narrowly averted north of Jerusalem

Tragedy in Ariel: Man killed in gun accident

Israeli man killed after his gun accidentally fired while he was cleaning it.

Tragedy in Ariel: Man killed in gun accident

Soldier who shot his friend: 'Nothing can atone'

Soldier who accidentally shot and badly wounded his close friend says he wishes he could change places and be the one in the hospital.

Soldier who shot his friend: 'Nothing can atone'

Soldier sentenced to 9 months for shooting friend

Soldier convicted of accidentally killing his friend while playing with his gun.

Soldier sentenced to 9 months for shooting friend

Name of accidental weapon discharge death released

23-year-old man killed this evening in private home in Kedumim in Samaria.

Name of accidental weapon discharge death released

Soldier lightly injured in training accident

A soldier was lightly injured in a training accident at the Adam training center.

Soldier lightly injured in training accident

IDF officer shot, moderately injured in accident

Victim admitted to Beilinson Hospital in moderate condition; circumstances of the incident still under investigation.

IDF officer moderately injured in shooting accident

Soldier Badly Wounded in Gun Discharge

Police suspect an accidental discharge from another soldier's gun in an apartment in Yafo.

Soldier Badly Wounded in Gun Discharge

Policeman Killed by Accidental Gun Discharge

Second Sergeant Avi Grunov, 19, killed in apparent accidental discharge from another soldier's gun.

Border Policeman Killed by Accidental Gun Discharge

America: Boy Shoots Brother in Gun Tragedy

An 8-year-old boy was killed after his brother mistook a real gun for a toy.

America: Boy Shoots Brother in Gun Tragedy

IDF Soldier Killed by Friendly Fire in Gaza

IDF officer killed by friendly fire during an operation in northern Gaza. Incident is being investigated.

IDF Soldier Killed by Friendly Fire in Gaza

Yemen: 2 Killed During Gangnam Style Wedding Dance

Accidental shootings occurred after misfiring of celebratory gunshots during popular dance craze at wedding festivities.

Yemen: Two Shot Dead During 'Gangnam Style' Wedding Dance

Soldier Hurt in Accidental Shooting

Soldier in moderate condition following shooting in apparent accident in Golan.

Soldier Hurt in Accidental Shooting

Texas: 2-Year-Old Shoots Himself

Child shot and killed himself with a 9 mm semiautomatic handgun. He was “looking for gum.”

Texas: 2-Year-Old Shoots Himself

Officer Killed in Training Accident

Border Police officer is killed by a misfired bullet.

Officer Killed in Training Accident

Man Killed in Military Test

The test was carried out in northern Israel. A man who took part in the test was killed by a stray bullet.

Man Killed in Military Test

IDF Institutes New Rules of Engagement

IDF commanders have instituted new rules of engagement for soldiers manning checkpoints following the tragic death of Rabbi Daniel Mertzbach

IDF Institutes New Rules of Engagement on Israel's Roads

Mertzbach Memorial Convoy Planned for Friday

A convoy commemorating the late Rabbi Daniel Mertzbach will depart Otniel for Hevron at 05:00 on Friday.

Mertzbach Memorial Convoy Planned for Friday

'They Fired Directly at Mertzbach'

Daughter of woman who was wounded in the shooting on Highway 60: The soldiers fired even after the vehicle stopped.

Shooting Victim's Daughter: 'They Fired Directly at Mertzbach'

Second Shooting Under Mordechai's Command

The death of Rabbi Dan Mertzbach due to IDF fire is the second accidental civilian death under Brig. Hagai Mordechai's command.

Second Shooting Under Mordechai's Command

Rabbi Daniel Mertzbach Laid to Rest

Otniel rabbi Daniel Mertzbach was laid to rest on the Mount of Olives after being killed in a tragic IDF fire incident.

Rabbi Daniel Mertzbach Laid to Rest