IDF soldier loses leg after stepping on mine

By JPOST.COM STAFF
May 6, 2007 02:03

An IDF soldier lost a leg on Saturday night when he trod on a mine near the Jordanian border. The soldier was on guard duty in a communications post in the Arava, between Ketura and Shizafon, when, for some unknown reason, he left the post and entered a nearby minefield. He was evacuated in moderate condition to Soroka Hospital in Beersheba.


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