Soldiers mistakenly wander into Palestinian village, escape unharmed after vehicle attacked

April 26, 2016 22:23

Two IDF soldiers escaped severe injury Tuesday evening after accidentally wandering into a Palestinian village after their navigation device malfunctioned.

The event occurred after their vehicle exited a fueling station located in the West Bank Jewish village Kiryat Arba, near Hebron. 

The two soldiers intended to drive back to a nearby military base, but instead were rerouted by the smartphone application Waze to the Palestinian village Beit Fajjar located near Bethlehem.  

There the two were bombarded by a barrage of stones thrown by local Palestinian youths.The two managed to escape unharmed but their vehicle sustained heavy damage in the event.  

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