Following the event on the 25/8 in which terrorists infiltrated an IDF post in the Gaza Strip, killing 3 of our soldiers – one officer and two soldiers, and seven other soldiers wounded, the GOC Southern Command has decided to appoint an investigation committee led by Brigader General, that will act additionally to the formal command investigation.

The investigaiton committee will review the event, on all of its aspects, as well as the preliminary and accompanying intelligence, the forces’ function protecting the post, the backup forces function and the possibility of friendly fire killing our men.

Concluding its work, the committee will pass its conclusions and recommendations to the GOC Southern Command, and the chief of the IDF General Staff.