Soldier who died during IDF training named Yehoshua Hefetz

By JPOST.COM STAFF
April 18, 2012 20:36

The IDF soldier killed during trials for an elite unit in southern Israel was named Yehoshua Hefetz, the IDF spokesman stated in a press release.

The soldier collapsed during tryouts for acceptance to one of the IDF's elite units. He was rushed to a hospital in Eilat where he was pronounced dead.

Hefetz was 19 years old.

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