4 soldiers escape base claiming they were abused; IDF launches probe

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By JPOST.COM STAFF
October 21, 2009 15:38

 
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Four IDF combat intelligence soldiers ran away from their base in southern Israel overnight Tuesday because of what they described as harsh abuse by one of their commanders, Army Radio reported on Wednesday. After the soldiers' parents turned to Army Radio, OC Ground Forces Command Maj.-Gen. Sami Turgeman ordered the establishment of a team headed by a brigadier general to probe the allegations.

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