Five IDF soldiers were killed and an additional soldier was seriously injured in a roll over of an armored vehicle near the community of Pnei Hever, southeast of the city of Hebron. The families of the killed and injured soldiers have been notified.

The names of the killed soldiers are:

Staff Sergeant Idan Brody, 20-years-old, from Rishon Letzion

Sergeant Yaki Bardugo, 19-years-old, from Hadera

Sergeant Ido Karni, 20-years-old, from Kibbutz Amir

Corporal Borosh Alisaf, 18-years-old, from Ra’anana

Sergant Ido Klein, 19-years-old, from Yahud

The vehicle in which the soldiers traveled went off track, and rolled over while on its way to an operational security mission.

An investigation committee was appointed by CO Central Command, Maj.-General Yitzhak Eitan, headed by Brig. General Gershon (Gerri) Yitzhak, commander of the Fire formation, to investigate into the reasons of the incident.