Commander of “36th” set: all the soldiers practiced in Krav Maga

Due to several kidnapping attempts which prevented recently in northern command. The lessons focus on dealing with possible methods for kidnapping soldiers.

תאריך: 22/02/2012, 13:50    
מחבר: מתן גלין, אתר צה”ל

IDF sharpens the drivers kidnap attempts: following several attempted kidnapping which was thwarted in recent times, the northern command to transfer a Krav Maga class to all soldiers serving in the 36th Division 36 “.”

The Division Commander, Brig. Gen. Tamir Hayman, indifferent to the repeated attempts of kidnapping of soldiers by order, all the Division headquarters troops will be combat classes mandatory in making these situations soldiers. The classes will focus, inter alia, in cases of hijacking attempts, cases of face to face and the best ways to deal with them.

The physical training Division has started work at the beginning of the week when the military battle shmdrichi gave mpau lessons for officers and airmen. Sunday lessons were delivered several regiments and artillery belonging to the conurbation. So far paid off plus two spatial divisions subject to Division.

Since the return of Gilad Shalit have registered more than five soldiers hijacking attempts in the northern command. “We see a direct correlation between the return of Shalit and attempted kidnapping,” said the police Chief of northern command, Lt. Col. NIR Golan, explaining that
“Terrorist organizations know that Israel is ready to pay a high price and their motivation for kidnapping
A soldier “.

Since November it began the increased enforcement activity in the northern command, caught some
Dozens of Israeli soldiers attempting to hitchhike. “It stands out mainly in places where public transport passes rarely or not moving at all”, said Lieutenant Colonel. Military police themselves spend more hours in the undercover car than providing sampling reports and discipline. “I’d rather deal with life saving activities than disciplinary activities.
There is no doubt that this activity raises awareness of the danger of hitching, concluded Lt. Col. Golan.

Translated from Hebrew