IDF Officer, Captain Shai Shalom Cohen, 22, from Pardes Hanah, was killed last night and an additional soldier was lightly injured from an explosive charge that was detonated towards their vehicle, in the vicinity of Adoraim, west of Hebron. The family of the officer has been notified.

The officer was seriously injured and evacuated to hospital to receive medical treatment. He died from his wounds. The lightly injured soldier received treatment at the site and did not need further medical attention.