An IDF officer was killed today (28 December) in the afternoon in his base in the Jordan valley from a gunfire wound.

The Officer’s family has been notified.

The Officer was mortally wounded and evacuated to a hospital in central Israel where he died of his wounds.

The GOC Central Command appointed a Colonel to lead the investigating committee into the incident.

The military police began their investigation and upon its completion their results will be reviewed by the Military Advocate General.