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Gantz said to tell confidants, Meron tragedy must lead to public commission of inquiry

Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz speaks during a conference in Jerusalem, March 7, 2021. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)
Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz speaks during a conference in Jerusalem, March 7, 2021. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Defense Minister Benny Gantz has told confidants that yesterday’s tragedy at Mount Meron cannot end with a probe carried out by the Justice Ministry’s Police Internal Investigations Department.

A more appropriate answer would be a government-appointed public commission of inquiry, he says, according to Channel 12.

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