The body of missing soldier, Corporal Oleg Shaichat, was found today in the aea of the villages of Mashad and Qana (northern Israel).

During the past week, IDF forces, Israeli Police, and volunteers conducted extensive searches for Corporal Oleg Shaichat, who was reported missing on July 21, 2003.

The IDF and Israeli Police would like to thank the many volunteers who participated in the search. Israeli police and security forces continue to investigate the circumstances of Corporal Oleg Shaichat’s death.