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February 8, 2016 / 29 Shevat, 5776
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Tank Explosion in Training Exercise Injures Four Soldiers

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Four soldiers in a tank unit involved in a training exercise in the Golan Heights suffered burn wounds Tuesday afternoon, and three helicopters evacuated the soldiers, two of them whose injuries were described as serious.

The other two soldiers suffered moderate burns.

The IDF is investigating the incident involving Unit 401, which uses the most advanced tanks in the IDF. The explosion occurred when an overheated shell exploded. The families of the wounded soldiers have been notified.

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One Response to “Tank Explosion in Training Exercise Injures Four Soldiers”

  1. thats awful that our boys died in training did you know 950 men died in a training accident for normandy

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