Soldier accused of unlawful killing in Gaza reaches plea

August 12, 2012 10:43

A soldier from the IDF's Givati Brigade accused of unlawfully killing two women during Operation Cast Lead is expected to plead guilty to the illegal use of firearms as part of a deal under which he will serve 45 days in prison, Army Radio reported on Sunday.

In the UN-commissioned Goldstone Report, the soldier known as S. was accused of illegally killing a woman and her daughter in Gaza.The defendant's lawyers successfully proved to the Military Advocate-General that the shooting did not cause the women's deaths and that they took place at different times. 

Related Content

Breaking news
September 15, 2019
Iran's Zarif says U.S., allies are "stuck in Yemen"