By JPOST.COM STAFFPublished: FEBRUARY 6, 2006 16:36Advertisement
Dozens of firearms were stolen a week and a half ago from an IDF base near Kibbutz Hatzor.
The cache of stolen weapons included 41 M-16 assault rifles and seven grenade launchers. A special team was assembled by the Military Police to investigate the disappearance of the weapons.
Soldiers serving on the base were being investigated first.
OC Central Command Maj.-Gen. Yair Naveh ordered an investigation opened into the incident, to be headed by a colonel from the command. He will investigate how the firearms were stolen from a guarded military installation.
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