Border Police officer discovered shot dead on side of highway

Border Police First Sgt. Or Ohad (Courtesy Israel Police)
Border Police First Sgt. Or Ohad (Courtesy Israel Police)

A Border Police officer was found shot dead on the side of the road this morning, police say in a statement.

The officer is named as First Sgt. Or Ohad, 33, from Hadera, a married father of two.

According to police, he was found shot dead on the side of Route 6 in the south on his way to work. He joined the Border Police in 2010 during his mandatory military service, and stayed on as a career officer in 2013, police said.

Police did not provide any further details about the circumstances of his death or any investigation into the incident.

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