IDF reservist in serious condition, 3 others lightly hurt after APC flips in Golan

Emergency teams treat the injured on the scene before evacuating them to Rambam Hospital in Haifa.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
May 4, 2015 13:29
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IDF Armored vehicle accident in Golan Heights. (photo credit: ITAMAR EDRI)

 
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An IDF reserve soldier was seriously injured and three others were in lightly hurt Monday morning after their armored personnel carrier overturned during a training exercise in the Golan Heights near the Israeli-Syrian border.

The injured were treated on the scene and later evacuated to Rambam Hospital in Haifa.

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An IDF spokesman commenting on the event said: "An armored personnel carrier overturned during a training exercise in the Golan Heights. A number of soldiers were injured as a result."  

This follows a similar event that occurred Sunday when another armored vehicle overturned during a training exercising lightly injuring one soldier.

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