Report: Friendly fire killed soldier during Eilat attacks

August 26, 2011 17:07


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The Golani soldier killed during the Eilat terror attacks last week died after being hit by friendly fire, an initial IDF investigation into the incident revealed, Israel Radio reported on Friday.

The commander of the Golani Brigade, Colonel Ofek Bucris, presented the initial findings of the report to the family of the soldier, St.-Sgt. Moshe Naftali, 22 from Ofra.

The full report on the investigation into the Eilat terror attacks was expected to be presented to IDF chief of General Staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz next weekend.

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