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2 soldiers wounded in apparent IDF training accident

Judah Ari Gross is The Times of Israel's religions and Diaspora affairs correspondent.

Illustrative: An old tank at the entrance to Mishor Adumim industrial park on June 28, 2020. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)
Illustrative: An old tank at the entrance to Mishor Adumim industrial park on June 28, 2020. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

The Israel Defense Forces confirms that two soldiers from the elite Duvdevan Unit were injured after “military ordnance” exploded during an exercise at their training range in the central West Bank.

The military says it is investigating the blast.

The two soldiers have been taken to a Jerusalem hospital for treatment, the IDF says. The soldiers were wounded moderately and lightly in the incident.

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