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Defense Ministry orders probe after self-immolation by disabled vet

Judah Ari Gross is The Times of Israel's military correspondent.

Defense Minister Benny Gantz and Defense Ministry Director-General Amir Eshel were informed of the self-immolation of a disabled IDF veteran, 26, outside a Defense Ministry rehabilitation center.

The two ordered an investigation of the incident in order to determine what prompted the man’s actions and what steps the ministry can take immediately, the ministry says.

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