IDF Soldier, Corporal Yuval Maneh, killed in jeep overturning

Three others were wounded.

June 18, 2017 08:43
gaza border

A general view shows the Israeli border with the Gaza Strip, as seen from the Israeli side. (photo credit: REUTERS)


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Israel Defense Forces Corporal Yuval Maneh, 20, from the Givatayim, was killed Saturday night in a road accident in Southern Israel, the IDF spokesperson's unit reported.

Maneh was on patrol near the Israeli border with the Gaza strip when his jeep overturned. Three other soldiers were wounded in the accident, and were taken to Beersheba's Soroka hospital. Two of the wounded are in serious condition, and one was lightly hurt.

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The military is investigating what caused the jeep to overturn and other circumstances of the incident.

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