A training accident in North: Roger overturning tank

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During training yesterday in the morning (Wednesday) in the southern Golan Heights,
IDF tank overturned while trying to cross a bridge that was placed on. Overturning killed Sergeant Uriel Peretz to Efrat liwerant Center, 21, and three others wounded. The Commander of GoC army headquarters ordered the establishment of a team to probe the circumstances of the incident

תאריך: 05/08/2009, 12:57    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

מ”פים class a training accident: Sergeant Uriel Peretz for the Efrat liwerant Center, 21 killed and three others injured in overturning tank yesterday (Wednesday) morning during training in the area of company commanders and troops in the southern Golan Heights. Notified to the kill. The wounded have been evacuated for medical treatment and were released to their bases.

The first details about the circumstances of the incident revealed that the tank overturned while crossing a bridge that was placed earlier on Canal anti-tank missiles that simulates combat zone. The same bridge was previously passed several other tanks. It should be noted that this is a routine exercise designed to prepare the IDF field commanders to combat different descriptors in the North, of metaphor.
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The Commander of GoC army headquarters, Maj. Gen. avi Mizrahi, ordered the establishment of a team of specialists led by senior officer Colonel fished to the circumstances of the incident and ordered the cessation of training on land for several hours.

During the refresh that exist today in the arm units will focus on רק”ם training (armoured fighting vehicle), across bridges and refreshing performance for all clients in describing forces.
Last week (c) additional training accident occurred when an armored vehicle went into a ditch during practice of “Aisha” in the Jordan Valley. As a result, nine soldiers were wounded. Following the accident, ordered the Commander of central command, major general Gadi shamni, to suspend all the armored vehicles training until you see research.

Translated from Hebrew