Report: Underage American children allegedly allowed to fire weapons at IDF base

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September 28, 2014 23:33

 
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Reports are surfacing that the underage children of American donors to the IDF were allegedly allowed to fire weapons during a visit to an IDF base, Israel Radio reported Sunday.

The children, some allegedly as young as 10 and in violation of the IDF's rule only allowing visitors aged 13 and up onto army bases, were allegedly allowed to fire Tavor rifles and sniper arms. The children were also allegedly not given proper safety gear, such as protective ear plugs, while firing.

The IDF is currently investigating the incident.

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