IDF soldier killed in mine explosion South of the Golan Heights has promoted

אילוסטרציה: דובר צה”ל

Corporal Roy (Israel), 19 Birch shield, training of combat engineering corps, killed during the evacuation of the minefields. A team of experts take the event

תאריך: 22/05/2013, 15:00    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

Corporal Roy (Israel), 19 Birch shield, the IDF soldier training in combat engineering corps, was killed yesterday (Tuesday) due to a blast during clearing the minefields in the southern Golan Heights. The message was delivered to his family.

The soldier
The promoted from private to corporal this morning. The funeral will be held tomorrow (Thu), 14 may
תשע”ג, 23 May 2013, 30 in the cemetery grounds. The IDF spokesperson delivers the request to avoid media coverage of the funeral.

IDF soldier killed in mine explosion South of the Golan Heights has promoted

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The Commander of GoC army headquarters, Maj. Gen. Guy Tzur, appointed a team of experts to investigate the incident, headed by Colonel.

Senior officer referred to an event and told military reporters in a briefing that “we never mined, accidentally trodden on is detected and marked. It should work mine of
Respect of at least 150 kg, because it is a mine field anti-tank missile. The soldier who was killed, as well as other soldiers, wearing all the protective clothing required this kind of activity. ”
“The minefield was mapped. This is an IDF minefield “.

The officer added, saying that “it is a task that is in the training of combat engineering corps, in which the company participated in the advanced training. The task fully through the course and officers throughout the year.

Translated from Hebrew

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